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Literature and Commerce in Eighteenth-century London: the Making of The Champion
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In the process of reviewing his authorial development and building up the canon of his work, individuals have brought an impressive battery of scholarship to bear on elements of The Champion's essay content. Yet, in many respects, Fielding's relationship to the paper remains out of focus. His connection with The Champion was both limited in time and, in spite of contemporary attributions and recent analysis, obscure in extent.7