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Why did Henry Fielding a novelist of the early 18th-century claim that he was a founder of a new province of writing where he could make his own laws? Explain.
Henry Fielding was an English novelist of the early 18th century. He was famous for his works like The Author’s Farce, Lock up your Daughters, The Mock Doctor etc.,
1. The incomes of authors increased as the readership grew.
2. Financial dependence on the aristocrats decreased and writers had the liberty to experiment with different styles of writing.
3. The novels allowed elasticity in the form of writing.
Hence, Henry Fielding remarked so.
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