Fielding

Fielding may refer to:

  • Fielding (cricket), the action of fielders collecting the ball in cricket
  • The action of fielders collecting the ball at any of the nine baseball positions
  • Fielding, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Fielding, Utah, United States
  • Fielding Bradford House
  • Fielding Graduate University, a graduate institution in Santa Barbara, California

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Love In Several Masques - Themes
... Fielding focuses on men and how they deal with love and marriage ... justified in their marriage, which allows Fielding to describe the traits required in successful male suitors ... Fielding's first play serves as a representation for his belief in the relationship of morality and libertine beliefs and introduces character types that he would use throughout his plays and novels ...
Love In Several Masques
... Love in Several Masques, a play by Henry Fielding, was first performed on 16 February 1728 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane ... require their lovers to meet their various demands, which serves as a means for Fielding to introduce his personal feelings on morality and virtue ... In addition, Fielding introduces criticism of women and society in general ...
Love In Several Masques - Background
... Love in Several Masques was Fielding's first play ... by Andrew Millar in the 1755 edition of Fielding's works ... Most of the information on the play and its run is known because of Fielding's preface in the printed edition of the play ...
Love In Several Masques - Critical Response
... Several Masques was "neither a success nor a fiasco", and Fielding writes in the preface, "the Play was received with greater Satisfaction than I should ... The play was later quoted in The Beauties of Fielding more than any of Fielding's other plays, according to Thomas Lockwood, "because for anthology reading purposes ... Whipple's review of a collection of Fielding's works, which calls the play "a well-written imitation" that has "smart and glib rather than witty" dialogue even though it contains "affe ...

Famous quotes containing the word fielding:

    In reality, the world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
    —Henry Fielding (1707–1754)

    I look on it as no trifling effort of female strength to withstand the artful and ardent solicitations of a man that is thoroughly master of our hearts. Should we in the conflict come off victorious, it hardly pays us for the pain we suffer from the experiment ... and I still persist in it that such a behaviour in any man I love would rob me of that most pleasing thought, namely, the obligation I have to him for not making such a trial.
    —Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)

    Then did they strive with emulation who should repeat most wise maxims importing the necessity of suspicion in the choice of our friends—such as “mistrust is the mother of security,” with many more to the same effect.... But notwithstanding the esteem which they professed for suspicion, yet did they think proper to veil it under the name of caution.
    —Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)