Critical essays on Daniel Defoe / edited by Roger D. Lund

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Subjects: Literature and society--England--History--18th century
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1997
Series: Critical essays on British literature
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
General Editor's Preface
Publisher's Note
Introduction / Roger D. Lund 1
A Case Study of Defoe's Domestic Conduct Manuals Suggested by The Family, Sex and Marriage in England, 1500-1800 / Laura A. Curtis 17
Criminal Opportunities in the Eighteenth Century: The "Ready-Made" Contexts of the Popular Literature of Crime / Lincoln B. Faller 34
"The Complicated Plot of Piracy": Aspects of English Criminal Law and the Image of the Pirate in Defoe / Joel H. Baer 56
Defoe, Imperialism, and the Travel Books Reconsidered / J. A. Downie 78
Slavery and the Slave Trade: Crusoe as Defoe's Representative / Patrick J. Keane 97
The Novel and Society: The Case of Daniel Defoe / John Richetti 121
Robinson Crusoe, Defoe's Mythic Memory, and the Tripartite Ideology / Manuel Schonhorn 139
Myth and Fiction in Robinson Crusoe / Leopold Damrosch, Jr. 155
Matriarchal Mirror: Women and Capital in Moll Flanders / Lois A. Chaber 181
Moll Flanders, Incest, and the Structure of Exchange / Ellen Pollak 202
Defoe and the Disordered City / Maximillian E. Novak 218
Roxana / Paula R. Backscheider 236
On Defoe's Roxana / James H. Maddox 266
Index 285
Additional Authors: Lund, Roger D., 1949-
Notes: LCCN: 96046819
ISBN: 078380007X
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xiii, 290 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 35792319
ISBN/ISSN: 078380007X

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