The Life of Daniel Defoe: A Critical Biography

The Life of Daniel Defoe: A Critical Biography

Author(s): John Richetti

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631195290

Online ISBN: 9780470754665

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754665

About this Book

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


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