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Daniel Defoe, master of fiction

his life and ideas

by Maximillian E. Novak

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Published by Oxford in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731.

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    155,857

    StatementMaximillian E. Novak.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination756 p. :
    Number of Pages756
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20942572M
    ISBN 100198126867

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Daniel Defoe, born in London aroundwas an English journalist, writer, and spy that gained enduring fame for his novel “Robinson Crusoe”. He is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel, is usually referred to as one of the founders, if.

Daniel Defoe, best known as the author of Robinson Crusoe, lived during a period of dramatic historical, political, and social change in Britain, and was by any standard a superb observer of his times.

Through his pamphlets, newspapers, books of travel, and works of fiction he commented onanything and everything, from birth control to the price of coal, from flying machines to academies for 3/5(2).

Daniel Defoe, best known as the author of Robinson Crusoe, lived during a period of dramatic historical, political, and social change in Britain, and was by any standard a superb observer of his times. Through his pamphlets, newspapers, books of travel, and works of fiction he commented on anything and everything, from birth control to the price of coal, from flying machines to academies for.

Daniel Defoe led an exciting and indeed precarious life. A provocative pamphleteer and journalist, a spy and double agent, a revolutionary and a dreamer, he was variously hunted by mobs with murderous intent and treated as a celebrity by the most powerful leaders of the country.

Daniel Defoe led an exciting and indeed precarious life. A provocative pamphleteer and journalist, a spy and double agent, a revolutionary and a dreamer, he was variously hunted by mobs with murderous intent and treated as a celebrity by the most powerful leaders of the country.

Imprisoned many times, pilloried and reviled by his enemies, through it all he managed to produce some of the most 3/5(2). Daniel Defoe () had a variety of careers including merchant, soldier, and political pamphleteer.

Over the course of his life Daniel Defoe wrote over two hundred and fifty books on economics, history, biography and crime, but is best remembered for the fiction he produced in late life, which includes Robinson Crusoe (), Moll.

Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions is the first biography to view Defoe's complex life through the angle of vision that is most important to us as modern readers--his career as a writer. Indeed, through his many pamphlets, newspapers, books of travel, and works of fiction, Defoe commented on everything from birth control to the price of coal.

Daniel Defoe's enthralling story-telling and imaginatively detailed descriptions have ensured that his fiction masquerading as fact remains one of the most famous stories in English literature.

On one level a simple adventure story, the novel also raises profound questions about moral and spiritual values, society, and man's abiding. Buy Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Ideas: Master of Fictions - His Life and Works New Ed by Novak, Maximillian E.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. Daniel Defoe led an exciting and indeed precarious life. A provocative pamphleteer and journalist, a spy and double agent, a revolutionary and a dreamer, he was variously hunted by mobs with murderous intent and treated as a celebrity by the most powerful leaders of the country/5.

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Thieves and pirates, a castaway and a courtesan - the protagonists of Daniel. Before reading this book, I knew Daniel Defore only through his exciting fiction: Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders, etc. It turns out that Defoe also has an exciting life: struggling merchant in and out of bankruptcy, political pamphleteer, pilloried for slander, government spy, and so by: Daniel Defoe, English novelist, pamphleteer, and journalist, author of Robinson Crusoe (–22) and Moll Flanders ().

Defoe’s father, James Foe, was a hard-working and fairly prosperous tallow chandler (perhaps also, later, a butcher), of Flemish descent. By his middle 30s, Daniel was calling. Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions.

Since the nineteenth century, Daniel Defoe has been labeled everything from an amoral turncoat to a savvy eighteenth-century trickster and, since the New Criticism of the s and s, celebrated for the ambiguity, moral realism, and psychological richness of.

Defoe took a new literary path inaround the age of 59, when he published Robinson Crusoe, a fiction novel based on several short essays that he. Daniel Defoe Master Of Fictions by Maximillian Novak available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Illuminating such works as "Robinson Crusoe" and "Moll Flanders"--novels that changed the course of. As late asWatson Nicholson wrote in his book The Historical Sources of Defoe’s Journal of the Plague Year that “there is not one single statement in the Journal, pertinent to the.

Daniel Defoe (dĬfō´), ?–, English writer, Early Life and Works The son of a London butcher, and educated at a Dissenters' academy, he was typical of the new kind of man reaching prominence in England in the 18th cent.—self-reliant, industrious, possessing a strong notion of personal and moral responsibility.Novak is to be complimented in producing without question the most definitive life of Defoe in the last years.

It will stand as the benchmark of Defoe biographies for the twenty-first century. In sum Novak's Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions is a signal scholarly achievement, a monumental capstone to his distinguished career as a Defoe Reviews: 2.Daniel Defoe (?) was a prolific English writer who became one of the first Western writers to write novels and turn them into a sought after literary genre.

During his life, Defoe wrote more than books, pamphlets and journals on topics a.