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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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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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