What is Fielding?

  • (noun): (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fielding:

Love In Several Masques - Background
... Love in Several Masques was Fielding's first play ... and by Andrew Millar in the 1755 edition of Fielding's works ... 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
... Love in 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 have promised myself from its ... 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 it ... 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 ...
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 ... 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 - Themes
... Fielding focuses on men and how they deal with love and marriage ... they can be 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 ...

More definitions of "Fielding":

  • (noun): English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754).
    Synonyms: Henry Fielding

Famous quotes containing the word fielding:

    Yet if strict criticism should till frown on our method, let candor and good humor forgive what is done to the best of our judgment, for the sake of perspicuity in the story and the delight and entertainment of our candid reader.
    —Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)

    If matrimony be really beneficial to society, the custom that ... married women alone are allowed any claim to place, is as useful a piece of policy as ever was invented.... The ridicule fixed on the appellation of old maid hath, I doubt not, frightened a very large number into the bonds of wedlock.
    —Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)

    Tanks. In any normal war they’re a beautiful sight, on your side.
    Richard Blake, and William Cameron Menzies. Col. Fielding (Millburn Stone)