The Marvellous in Fielding's Novels

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University Press of America, 1981 - 235 pages
The first full length work to explore in depth Fielding's concept of wonder and the marvellous. Argues that Fielding defended the classical Christian ideas of wonder) wonder as the beginning of Philosophy) in an age that reduced wonder to vulgar astonishment at the grotesque, the old, and the curious (what Fielding calls 'the monstrous').

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BEAUTY
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Mitchell Kalpakgian is Associate Professor of English at Simpson College.

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