Karl, Frederick R.
December 1976
Studies in the Novel;Winter76, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p468
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the studies of Everett Zimmerman and John J. Richetti that compares Daniel Defoe's novels with the eighteenth-century novels. Lack of 'self-possession' in the characters of Defoe's novels; Understanding of the novel's development; Significance of dress in the novels.


Related Articles

  • Jure Divino: Defoe's `whole Volume in Folio, by way of answer to, and confutation of Clarendon's... DeLuna, D.N. // Philological Quarterly;Winter96, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p43 

    Focuses on novelist Daniel Defoe's Folio book of 1706, `Jure Divino', as a covert response to Clarendon's classical literary credentials in the `History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England.' Commendation by Defoe on Clarendon's journalistic style of political writing; Rivalry between the...

  • WHY ROXANA CAN NEVER FIND HERSELF. New, Peter // Modern Language Review;Apr96, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p317 

    Examines Daniel Defoe's characterization of Roxana in the novel `Roxana, the Fortunate Mistress.' Roxana's problems; Roxana's doubles; Search for self defeated.

  • Defoe, Trent, and the `Defection'. Furbank, P.N.; Owens, W.R. // Review of English Studies;Feb93, Vol. 44 Issue 173, p70 

    Argues against the qualification of two anonymously-written pamphlets as works of Daniel Defoe. Evaluation of the research of W.P. Trent; Criticism of the practice of biographers to emphasize literary style; Background of literature and research.

  • The Institution of the English Novel: Defoe's Contribution. Brown, Homer // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring96, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p299 

    Discusses the contributions of Daniel Defoe in the development of the English novel. Beginnings of Defoe as a novel writer; Defoe and his `Robinson Crusoe'; Criticisms on Defoe's novels; Defoe and the development of the English novel as a genre in the 19th century.

  • Defoe and A Curious Little Oration Deliver'd by Father Andrew. Furbank, P.N.; Owens, W.R. // Notes & Queries;Sep93, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p328 

    Discusses a translation by Daniel Defoe of J. Roberts' `A Curious Little Oration Deliver'd by Father Andrew.' Preacher Andre Boulanger's comical style in the pulpit.

  • Servants and semiotics: Reversible signs, capital instability, and Defoe's logic of the market. Sherman, Sandra // ELH;Fall95, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p551 

    Presents an analysis of the literary works of Daniel Defoe. Evidence of Defoe's suspicion of servants; Defoe's absorption with macro-economics; Logical momentum of the credit-based market; Socio-economic liminality of the servant; Ascription of merit to the middle ranks; Concern over the servant...

  • New visitor attraction for Edinburgh's Royal Mile.  // Scottish Memories;Nov2012, p7 

    The article reports that Historic Scotland will take Moubray House, once the home of English writer Daniel Defoe, under its care, and the current owner Debra Stonecipher who recently carried out restoration work on the house, is also keen to see the property pass to Historic Scotland.

  • THE SHORTEST WAY TO SUCCESS: A REVIEW OF DEFOE'S THE COMPLETE ENGLISH TRADESMAN. Stevens, Dana N. // American Economist;Spring77, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p55 

    Examines the book 'The Complete English Tradesman,' by Daniel DeFoe. The book, published in 1725, it is the first comprehensive business text book; Advice offered in the book; Biographical sketch of Defoe.

  • Defoe's early writings. Downie, J.A. // Review of English Studies;May95, Vol. 46 Issue 182, p225 

    Examines novelist Daniel Defoe's early writings according to writer John Robert Moore. Early works as reference points; Effect of failure to put any name on published works on writing attributions.

  • PREFACE FROM THE EDITOR. Defoe, Daniel // Moll Flanders (ICON Group International, Inc.);2006, p1 

    A preface for the book "Moll Flanders," by Daniel Defoe is presented.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics