skip to content
Moll Flanders Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Moll Flanders

Author: Daniel Defoe; 3M Company.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Random House Publishing Group, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Moll Flanders is, according to Virginia Woolf, one of the "few English novels which we can call indisputably great." Written by Defoe in 1722 under a pseudonym so his readers would think it an actual journal of the ribald fortunes and misfortunes of a woman in eighteenth-century London, the book remains a picaresque novel of astonishing vitality. From her birth in Newgate Prison to her ascent to a position of wealth  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Defoe; 3M Company.
ISBN: 9780679640028 0679640029
OCLC Number: 904364846
Notes: Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Defoe, Daniel.
More information:

Abstract:

Moll Flanders is, according to Virginia Woolf, one of the "few English novels which we can call indisputably great." Written by Defoe in 1722 under a pseudonym so his readers would think it an actual journal of the ribald fortunes and misfortunes of a woman in eighteenth-century London, the book remains a picaresque novel of astonishing vitality. From her birth in Newgate Prison to her ascent to a position of wealth and stature, Moll Flanders demonstrates both a mercantile spirit and an indomitable will. This vivid saga of an irresistible and notorious heroine--her high misdemeanors and delinquencies, her varied careers as a prostitute, a charming and faithful wife, a thief, and a convict--endures today as one of the liveliest, most candid records of a woman's progress through the hypocritical labyrinth of society ever recorded. "Defoe seems to have taken his characters so deeply into his mind that he lived them without exactly knowing how," wrote Virginia Woolf. "Like all unconscious artists, he leaves more gold in his work than his own generation was able to bring to the surface."

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/904364846> # Moll Flanders
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "904364846" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Place/place_of_publication_not_identified> ; # Place of publication not identified
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Topic/fiction> ; # Fiction
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.5/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Topic/classics> ; # Classics
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Person/defoe_daniel> ; # Daniel Defoe
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Organization/3m_company> ; # 3M Company.
    schema:datePublished "2000" ;
    schema:description "Moll Flanders is, according to Virginia Woolf, one of the "few English novels which we can call indisputably great." Written by Defoe in 1722 under a pseudonym so his readers would think it an actual journal of the ribald fortunes and misfortunes of a woman in eighteenth-century London, the book remains a picaresque novel of astonishing vitality. From her birth in Newgate Prison to her ascent to a position of wealth and stature, Moll Flanders demonstrates both a mercantile spirit and an indomitable will. This vivid saga of an irresistible and notorious heroine--her high misdemeanors and delinquencies, her varied careers as a prostitute, a charming and faithful wife, a thief, and a convict--endures today as one of the liveliest, most candid records of a woman's progress through the hypocritical labyrinth of society ever recorded. "Defoe seems to have taken his characters so deeply into his mind that he lived them without exactly knowing how," wrote Virginia Woolf. "Like all unconscious artists, he leaves more gold in his work than his own generation was able to bring to the surface.""@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1154746845> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#CreativeWork/> ;
    schema:name "Moll Flanders"@en ;
    schema:productID "904364846" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/904364846#PublicationEvent/place_of_publication_not_identified_random_house_publishing_group_2000> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Agent/random_house_publishing_group> ; # Random House Publishing Group
    schema:url <http://rbdigital.oneclickdigital.com> ;
    schema:url <http://ebook.3m.com/library/sttammany-document_id-hs4z9> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780679640028> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/904364846> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Agent/random_house_publishing_group> # Random House Publishing Group
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Random House Publishing Group" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Person/defoe_daniel> # Daniel Defoe
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Defoe" ;
    schema:givenName "Daniel" ;
    schema:name "Daniel Defoe" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1154746845#Place/place_of_publication_not_identified> # Place of publication not identified
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Place of publication not identified" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780679640028>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0679640029" ;
    schema:isbn "9780679640028" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.