Henry Fielding was an English novelist and playwright who lived during the 18th century. He is considered one of the pioneers of the modern novel and is best known for his satirical and comedic works. Fielding’s writing style was characterized by his use of irony, wit, and social commentary. He heavily influenced the genre of the novel with his innovative narrative techniques and realistic character portrayals.

Some of his notable works include “Tom Jones,” a humorous and adventurous novel that explores themes of love, class, and morality, and “Joseph Andrews,” a satirical novel that parodies the conventions of the sentimental novel. Fielding’s works continue to be celebrated for their wit, social criticism, and enduring storytelling.

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