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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Daniel Defoe: The Novels

ISBN 9780230243194
Publication Date July 2011
Formats Hardcover Ebook Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Analysing Texts

This study takes a fresh and candid look at Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders and Roxana. Part I uses carefully selected short extracts for close textual analysis, while Part II examines the historical and literary contexts and a sample of criticism. The volume is an ideal introductory guide for those who are studying Defoe's work for the first time.

NICHOLAS MARSH formerly taught English at Francis Holland School, Regent's Park, London, UK. He is author of the popular How to Begin Studying English Literature (now in its third edition) and many titles in the Analysing Texts series, of which he is the General Editor.


General Editor's Preface
A Note on Editions
Introduction
PART I: ANALYSING DEFOE'S NOVELS
Setting the Agenda
Conscience and Repentance
Society and Economics 
Women and Patriarchy 
Instability and the Outsider
Themes and Conclusions to Part I
PART II: THE CONTEXT AND THE CRITICS
Daniel Defoe's Life and Works
The Place of Defoe's Novels in English Literature
A Sample of Critical Views
Notes
Further Reading
Index

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