The Life of Daniel Defoe examines the entire range of Defoe’s writing in the context of what is known about his life and opinions.
- Features extended and detailed commentaries on Defoe’s political, religious, moral, and economic journalism, as well as on all of his narrative fictions, including Robinson Crusoe
- Places emphasis on Defoe’s distinctive style and rhetoric
- Situates his work within the precise historical circumstances of the eighteenth-century in which Defoe was an important and active participant
- Now available in paperback
Keywords: Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoe, literary biography, 18th century English literature, travel writing genre, Robinson Crusoe, Roxana, English novel, Defoe and journalism, Defoe economic journalism, political pamphlets, Defoe and satire, English literary history, Moll Flanders, Journal of the Plague Year