The Resource The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Henry Fielding, (electronic resource)

The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Henry Fielding, (electronic resource)

Label
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling
Title
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling
Statement of responsibility
Henry Fielding
Title variation
Tom Jones
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Language
eng
Summary
The Voice of the Year competition introduced and sponsored by Naxos AudioBooks and The Times Books Pages, edited by Erica Wagner, took place in Spring 2004. First prize was to read a classic for Naxos Audiobooks. The winner was Maurice West, a fifty-five-year-old English Teacher from Croydon. He made a selection from the 1749 work The History of Tom Jones, the tale of a young English foundling who pursues the heart of Sophia, much to the chagrin of her family. Here, Naxos presents the reading
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A foundling of mysterious parentage, Tom Jones is brought up by the benevolent and wealthy Squire Allworthy as his own son. Tom falls in love with the beautiful and unattainable Sophia Western, a neighbor's daughter, whose marriage has already been arranged. When Tom's sexual misadventures around the countryside get him banished, he sets out to make his fortune and find his true identity. Against the vivid background of eighteenth-century London, Tom encounters passion, corruption, danger, and intrigue before finally claiming his fortune, legitimacy, and true love
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technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10140452
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1707-1754
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fielding, Henry
Dewey number
823.5
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Maurice West
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • West, Maurice
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Foundlings
  • Young men
  • England
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Henry Fielding, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11104648
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Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 58 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9789629545307
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11104648
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Henry Fielding, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11104648
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 58 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9789629545307
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11104648
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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