It is the story of a good-natured footman's adventures on the road home from London with his friend and mentor, the absent-minded parson Abraham Adams. The novel represents the coming together of the two competing aesthetics of eighteenth-century literature: the mock-heroic and neoclassical approach of Augustans such as Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift; and the popular, domestic prose fiction of novelists such as Daniel Defoe and Samuel Richardson.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1960. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0395051509
Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1960. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0395051509