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Defoe's Formal Laws

Bernadette Meyler

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Taking the example of Moll Flanders and Roxana in the novels of the same names, this chapter contends that their agency does not simply derive from character, considered outside of the novelistic ... More


Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Maximillian E. Novak

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe, best known as the author of Robinson Crusoe, lived during a period of dramatic historical, political, and social change in Britain, and was by any standard a superb observer of his ... More


Caribbean to China: Crusoe’s Two Adventures

Ning Ma

in The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606565
eISBN:
9780190606589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606565.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter argues that the novels of Daniel Defoe represent not so much an “origin” as a belated response to global early modernities, and examines in this context the neglected second half of ... More


Introduction

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/9780199261543.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Few writers have had so difficult a path to what Andrew Kippis calls ‘the Temple of Fame’, and fewer yet have had such a difficult time remaining there. Compared to the ups and downs of Daniel ... More


Becky, Tess, and Moll: NICOLA LACEY (2008), Women, Crime, and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0034
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the book Women, Crime, and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008), by Nicola Lacey. In her historical narrative, Lacey explores the British public's ... More


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