Life of Daniel Defoe by John Richetti
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Life of Daniel Defoe
By John Richetti

The Life of Daniel Defoe

A Critical Biography

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Life of Daniel Defoe by John Richetti

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"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. A critical study of the writing of Daniel Defoe. This book features extended and detailed commentaries on Defoe's political and religious journalism, as well as on his narrative fictions. It places emphasis on Defoe's distinctive style and rhetoric.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631195290
ISBN-10: 0631195297
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 159mm x 29mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Life of Daniel Defoe by John Richetti Life of Daniel Defoe, Paperback (July 2015)

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. * A critical study of the writing of Daniel Defoe. * Features extended and detailed commentaries on Defoe's political and religious journalism, as well as on his narrative fictions.

Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780 by John Richetti Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780, Paperback (February 2012)

A collaborative account of eighteenth-century writing in all its genres and forms.

Clarissa by John Richetti Clarissa, Paperback (January 2011)

Tells the story, in letters, of the beautiful and virtuoso Clarissa Harlowe's pursuit and abduction by the rake Robert Lovelace. The epistolary structure creates layered and fully realized characters, as well as an intriguing uncertainty about the reliability of the various 'narrators'.

Cambridge Companion to Daniel Defoe by John Richetti Cambridge Companion to Daniel Defoe, Hardback (January 2009)

A survey of Defoe's career and writings aimed at students, with readings of his major works.

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Author Biography - John Richetti

John Richetti is A.M. Rosenthal Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He has written extensively on the eighteenth-century English novel and eighteenth-century philosophical prose, including The English Novel in History: 1700-1780 (1999), Philosophical Writing: Locke, Berkeley, Hume (1983), and Defoe's Narratives (1975). He has edited Robinson Crusoe, among other titles.

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