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Defoe, Daniel 1661?-1731

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Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )
2,016 editions published between 1753 and 2015 in 37 languages and held by 13,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked "and leads a solitary existence on an uninhabited island near the Orinoco river for 24 years. He meets the difficulties of a primitive existence with wonderful ingenuity ... At length he meets a human being, a young native ... and makes him his companion and servant." Benét. The Reader's Encyclopedia
The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )
2,547 editions published between 1719 and 2014 in 43 languages and held by 12,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew
The fortunes & misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Book )
618 editions published between 1 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 10,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defoe's eighteenth-century picaresque novel of a woman's eventual escape from the life of immorality and wickedness imposed on her by society since her birth
A journal of the plague year by Daniel Defoe( Book )
618 editions published between 1722 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 8,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the annotated text of Daniel Defoe's fictionalized account of what it was like to live in London in 1665 when the city was in the grip of plague, and includes background on the London epidemic and other outbreaks, essays on the theme of community in crisis, and critical reviews of the novel
The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner who lived eight and twenty years, all alone in an un-inhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river of Oroonoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by pyrates, written by himself by Daniel Defoe( Book )
458 editions published between 1722 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 5,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crusoe leaves the English coast for Africa and finds himself the sole survivor of a shipwreck. On a desert island, he finds another human footprint on the shore, encounters cannibals, and befriends a native
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Book )
491 editions published between 1722 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 5,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Moll Flanders her fortunes and her misfortunes
The life, adventures, and pyracies of the famous Captain Singleton: containing an account of ... his many adventures and pyracies with the famous Captain Avery and others by Daniel Defoe( Book )
408 editions published between 1720 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 4,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recognized as one of the important early innovators in the novel format, British writer Daniel Defoe contributed such beloved works to the Western canon as Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders. In The Life, Adventures, and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton, Defoe spins an unforgettable yarn that follows a well-born young man as he descends into a life of criminal enterprise on the high seas
The true born Englishman. A satire. By Daniel D'Foe by Daniel Defoe( )
236 editions published between 1700 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The further adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( )
24 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe is the lesser-known sequel to Defoe's well-loved Robinson Crusoe. Crusoe is married in England when he is overcome by the melancholy urge to visit his island once more. After the death of his wife he sets sail and finds his island in a state of disarray. He installs a code of conduct and leaves the habitants with useful skills. He then sails home via Madagascar, South-East Asia and China and Siberia, where he has further adventures
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Recording )
107 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An orphan, born in a prison, works her way from the streets of London to a Virginia plantation
Roxana, the fortunate mistress; or, A history of the life and vast variety of fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, afterwards called the Countess de Wintselsheim in Germany, being the person known by the name of the Lady Roxana in the time of Charles II by Daniel Defoe( Book )
109 editions published between 1724 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own 'wicked' life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. A resourceful adventuress, she is also an unforgiving analyst of her own susceptibilities, who tells us of the price she pays for her successes. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past. Unlike Defoe's other penitent anti-heroes, however, she fails to triumph over these weaknesses." "Roxana's fame lies not only in the heroine's 'vast variety of fortunes', but in her attempts to understand the sometimes bitter lessons of her life as a 'Fortunate Mistress'. Defoe's achievement was to invent, in 'Roxana', a gripping story-teller as well as a gripping story."--Jacket
Memoirs of a cavalier by Daniel Defoe( Book )
202 editions published between 1702 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Defoe's great talent as a writer was to speak in the voices of others. Such was the authenticity of this memoir of a 17th-century soldier of fortune that for over half a century it was considered to be genuine. The struggle of the narrator to turn his observations into facts and to make certain history out of his uncertain experiences combines with vivid descriptions of the battles of the Civil War to give the narrative its dramatic qualities
Shortest-way with the dissenters by Daniel Defoe( )
53 editions published between 1702 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tour through the whole island of Great Britain by Daniel Defoe( Book )
161 editions published between 1724 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1748. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LETTER VI. CONTAINING A Description of the greatest Part of the Principality of Wales. Thought I should not pay the Principality the Respect it so well deserves, if I did not begin a Letter with the Description of it; it being the Country of that brave People, who had an original Right to the whole Island, and made so noble a Stand in Defence of their Liberties and Independency; and, at last, rather than submit to a foreign Yoke, chose to be free in this remote and inaccessible Part of it. But here let me premise, that Wales is represented in the British Parliament by .24 Members. The Counties and Towns which return them will be particulariz'd in the general List, which I shall present you with at the End of my Tour thro' this Southern Part of the Island (a). The two first Counties which border West upon Monmouthshire are Brecknock and Glamorgan, and are ery mountainous on the East Side, which gives a (.} See at the Conclusion of Vol. III. Traveler Traveler a terrible Apprehension of the Country he is this way entering into, and an Expectation of meeting with nothing that is agreeable; but he is not long before he is undeceived, and finds the Reward of his Trouble. In that Part of Monmouthjhire which joins the two Counties, begins the Rising of the Hills. Kyrton-Beacon, Tumbcrlow, Blorench, Penvail, and Skirridan, are some of the Names of these horrid Mountains, and are all in this Shire; and I could not but fansy myself in View of Mount Brennus, Little-Barnard, and Great-Barnard, among the Æps. We now entered South Wales; which contains the Shires of Glamorgan, Brecknock, Radnor, Caermarthen, Pembroke, and Cardigan. Brecknock/hire is a mere inland County, as Radnor is; the Englijh jestingly (and I think not very improperly) call it Break-neck-J
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( )
33 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robinson Crusoe's account of his life as the sole survivor of a shipwreck on an island somewhere in the Caribbean. Loosely based on a true account of Scottish sailor, Alexander Selkirk
The complete English tradesman, in familiar letters, directing him in all the several parts and progressions of trade by Daniel Defoe( Book )
117 editions published between 1725 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moll Flanders, an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources; criticism by Daniel Defoe( Book )
22 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Norton Critical Edition of 'Moll Flanders' is based on the first edition of 1722. It includes annotations & an essay outlining its history, while documents on criminal transport, contemporary criminal accounts & colonial laws provide context
The life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner by Daniel Defoe( Book )
189 editions published between 1828 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The account of a shipwrecked sailor and his struggle to survive, by wit and hard work, his involuntary isolation on an uninhabited island
 
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controlled identity Johnson, Charles, active 1724-1731

Author of The true born Englishman 1661?-1731
Avery John 1661-1731
British officer in the service of the Czar 1661?-1731
Carleton, George
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Dafo, Dānĕyal 1661-1731
Daniel Defoe, Pere
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Drury, Robert
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English gentleman 1661?-1731
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Foë, Daniel von 1661-1731
Gabriel John
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Gentleman 1661?-1731
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Johnson, Karl 1661-1731
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Lay-hand in the country 1661?-1731
Lover of old England
Lover of old England 1661?-1731
Lover of truth 1661?-1731
Merchant 1661?-1731
Moreton, Andrew
Moreton Andrew 1661?-1731
Ramkins, Alexander
Ramkins Alexander 1661?-1731
Roberts, George
Roberts George 1661?-1731
Tanfu, Danni'er 1661-1731
Tik̲apō, Ṭēn̲iyal 1661?-1731
Tipo, Taiel 1661-1731
True born Englishman, Author of the 1661?-1731
Даниель Дефо 1661?-1731
Дефо, Даниель 1660-1731
Дефо, Даниэль 1660-1731
Дефо, Даниэль 1661?-1731
דיפו, דניאל
דיפו, דניאל 1661?־1731
דיפואה 1731־?1661
דעפא, דאניעל
דעפא, דניאל
דפו, דניאל
דפו, דניאל 1661?-1731
פוא, דניאל די
دانيال ديفو، 1661؟-1731
دانييل ديفو، 1660-1731
ديفو، دانيال
ديفو، دانيال، 1660-1731
ديفو، دانيل، 1660-1731
ديفو، دانيل، 1661؟-1731
데포, 다니엘 1661-1731
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