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Daniel Defoe.

Author: William Minto; John Morley
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1901.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn more about the life and works of the brilliant eighteenth-century spy, novelist, and rabble-rouser Daniel Defoe in this penetrating biography penned by William Minto. Minto, a Scottish professor of logic, offers a keenly insightful take on the influences and events that shaped Defoe's contributions to journalism and literature, which included such works as Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Daniel Defoe; Daniel Defoe
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Minto; John Morley
ISBN: 9781775416579 1775416577
OCLC Number: 609860506
Description: 1 online resource (231 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Preface; Chapter I --
Defoe's Youth and Early Pursuits; Chapter II --
King William's Adjutant; Chapter III --
A Martyr to Dissent?; Chapter IV --
The Review of the Affairs of France; Chapter V --
The Advocate of Peace and Union; Chapter VI --
Dr. Sacheverell, and the Change of Government; Chapter VII --
Difficulties in Re- Changing Sides; Chapter VIII --
Later Journalistic Labours; Chapter IX --
The Place of Defoe's Fictions in His Life; Chapter X --
His Mysterious End; Endnotes.

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Learn more about the life and works of the brilliant eighteenth-century spy, novelist, and rabble-rouser Daniel Defoe in this penetrating biography penned by William Minto. Minto, a Scottish professor of logic, offers a keenly insightful take on the influences and events that shaped Defoe's contributions to journalism and literature, which included such works as Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders.

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