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Sarah Fielding (1710 - 1768)

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Sarah Fielding
Born in East Stour, Dorset, Englandmap
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Died in Bath, Somerset, Englandmap
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Sarah Fielding is Notable.

Author of "The Governess, or The Little Female Academy", the first novel in English specifically aimed at children.


  • 1744 – The Adventures of David Simple
  • 1747 – Familiar Letters between the Principal Characters in David Simple
  • 1749 – The Governess, or The Little Female Academy
  • 1749 – Remarks on "Clarissa"
  • 1753 – David Simple: Volume the Last
  • 1754 – The Cry: A New Dramatic Fable (with Jane Collier)
  • 1757 – The Lives of Cleopatra and Octavia
  • 1759 – The History of the Countess of Dellwyn
  • 1761 – The History of Ophelia
  • 1762 – Xenophon's Memoirs of Socrates, with the Defense of Socrates Before His Judges


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