Description - The Life of Daniel Defoe by John Richetti
"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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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.