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This Guide examines the major trends and movements in critical interpretation of two of the most popular and widely-studied eighteenth-century novels, from the earliest reception history to the present day. The thematic organization of material points out similarities and differences between the two books and maps Defoe studies onto some of the obvious lines of development that criticism in general has taken over the last century in particular. The volume also features a bibliography and further reading section.

About the Author

Paul Baines is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Liverpool. His previous publications include The Long Eighteenth Century (Hodder Arnold, 2004) and The Complete Critical Guide to Alexander Pope (Routledge, 2000).

Table of Contents

Introduction * Early Readers * Form * Rise of the Novel * Selves * Homo economicus * Sex and Gender * The Exotic and the Colony * Screening Defoe * Conclusion: Defoe Studies Today * Notes * Select Bibliography * Suggestions for Further Reading * Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403989895
Author:
Baines, Paul
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Editor:
Tredell, Nicolas
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.63 x 5.96 x 0.345 in

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