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Sarah Fielding

Sarah Fielding (8 November 1710 – 9 April 1768) was a British author and sister of the novelist Henry Fielding. She was the author of The Governess, or The Little Female Academy (1749), which was the first novel in English written especially for children (children's literature), and had earlier achieved success with her novel The Adventures of David Simple (1744).

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... after their father, studied law and educated his sisters, along with her childhood friend Sarah Fielding, in Greek and Latin language and literature his manner of education ... dissolved, and Margaret became the governess to Henry Fielding's daughters and Jane with Samuel Richardson ... offer a sufficient dowry, or possibly because, like Sarah Fielding, she hoped to establish an independent living through her writing ...

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