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Robinson Crusoe and the Variability of Life

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0052
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

For all the writing that Daniel Defoe had done before the composition of Robinson Crusoe, indeed for all the prose fiction that he had written, Robinson Crusoe must have come to him as almost as ... More


Suspended Animation: Vendredi ou Les limbes du Pacifique

in Michel Tournier and the Metaphor of Fiction

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238430
eISBN:
9781846313561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238430.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter, which analyses the use of metaphor in Michael Tournier's first novel Vendredi ou Les limbes du Pacifique, suggests that this novel investigates the possibilities inherent in a ... More


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