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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 January 2004
...DeeAnn DeLuna The College of William & Mary 2004 Robinson Crusoe, Virginal Hero of the Commercial North DeeAnn DeLuna Johns Hopkins University A Man is to be executed...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 18–38.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Andrew O'Malley In this essay, the author argues that chapbook editions of Robinson Crusoe should be viewed not simply as impoverished abridgments of Defoe's novel, but as striking examples of the popular “appropriation” of an elite text by plebeian readers. The ruthless editorial decisions...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Leah Orr Critics have long discussed the conversion narrative in the first Crusoe volume as being a paradigm of an individual’s journey from sin to salvation. In the latter two volumes, however, Crusoe questions his initial conversion and eventually rejects his peaceful conclusions from volume 1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jordan Howell O’Malley Andrew . Children’s Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson Crusoe . ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 ). Pp. 195 . $85 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay What’s New with Robinson Crusoe...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 51–74.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and conflict. In this article, I examine the polemical nature of Robinson Crusoe ’s spatial experience and constructions, maritime and insular. Most readers know Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe for the shipwreck and the island. This sells short the novel’s formal spatial design, which contrasts its hero’s early...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 120–137.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Ann Van Sant Duke University Press 2008 R Crusoe’s Hands Ann Van Sant University of California, Irvine APRIL 22. — The next Morning I began to consider of Means to put this Resolve...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Peter Walmsley Among his many experiments in manufacturing in the Life and Strange Surprising Adventures , Robinson Crusoe tries his hand at building canoes. The last of these, built with Friday’s help, is a hybrid of Carib and European design, a traditional dugout fitted out with sail and rudder...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Kit Kincade Kit.Kincade@indstate.edu Michael B. Prince . The Shortest Way with Defoe: Robinson Crusoe, Deism, and the Novel ( Charlottesville : Univ of Virginia , 2020 ). Pp. 350 . $35 . Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Michael Prince argues that Daniel...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., for instance, gives Robinson Crusoe (1719) many of the formal accou- trements of truth, claiming, through an editor, that his novel is a “just His- tory of Fact,” without even the “Appearance of Fiction in it.”6 Actual trav- elers obsessed over this diff erence, often accusing one another of deviating from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 January 2018
... extensive writing on Anglo-Scottish relations dur- ing the first two decades of the eighteenth century completes a project begun by Francis Bacon. Second, it explores continuities between Defoe’s writing on the Union and his earliest novels, Robinson Crusoe (1719) and The Farther Adventures...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
... a Rogue, that there is no enduring him.” 5 More than a quarter century after Defoe stood in the pillory for The Shortest-­Way (1702), Pope depicts him (inac- curately) standing “Earless on high” and “un-­abash’d.” 6 The best-­known response to Robinson Crusoe (1719) is Charles Gildon’s The Life...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 21–46.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Castaway Stories By the mid- 1720s, Defoe s Robinson Crusoe (1719) would have been the definitive account in English of life as a castaway. But Crusoe was only one in a long line of accounts, some historical and some invented, which increasingly engaged readers between 1640 and 1740.22 Evan Davis and Alex...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 116–118.
Published: 01 April 2015
... into the Cave of Spleen is infused with contemporary writing on atmosphere. Chapters on Robinson Crusoe and A Journal of the Plague Year pay rewarding attention to Crusoe’s obsession with weather and H. F.’s inter- est in the supernatural to produce insights into both texts and their relation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 150–156.
Published: 01 April 2016
... on the imposition of technological violence dressed up as supernatural power finds fascinating parallels to Robinson Crusoe’s use of the gun to tame Friday into obedience. Further, Loar shows us how Defoe echoes Cavendish’s frightening vision of apocalyptic violence in the oak scene in Captain Singleton...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 160–164.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Robinson Crusoe s inner world. Crusoe s contentious subjectivity, as well as his seemingly nat- ural impulse to project a conquering order upon foreign lands, presume and require violent conšict between peoples. A warlike atmosphere thus helps materialize a view of the mind more than of external reality...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2020
... dimensions of war in Robinson Crusoe (1719), Ala Alryys explores Defoe s remarkable geography imaginary, and, speci—cally, how Crusoe s behavior on both land and sea extrapolates con- temporary structures of thought wherein war o˜ered a model for colonial encounter and the envisioning of global domains...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... attempting to reach shore through heavy surf after their ship had foundered. For example, an extraordinary illustration to Robinson Crusoe . . . Revised and Corrected for the Advancement of Nautical Education (1815) shows Crusoe and his shipmates struggling to get ashore in large surf between the Winterton...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 36–59.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Eighteenth-Century Life match the more widely known Defoe works like Robinson Crusoe and The Family Instructor.24 The title pages alone did not announce Defoe’s relationship to Roxana and Moll Flanders. In the Nobles’ advertising, Defoe’s authorship became increasingly clear. A 13 December...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (2): 46–65.
Published: 01 April 2023
... tribulations, even though few challenges were quite as spectacular. Fear was in attendance—fear of God, of fate, of chance or contingency—and Hope was enlivened at storm's end. Daniel Defoe, inspired chronicler of the joys and anxieties of commercial traffic, has Robinson Crusoe, very shortly after he leaves...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 127–137.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to the electronic database of the English Short- Title Catalogue (ESTC), which allows one to tally up easily the many different editions of (say) Robinson Crusoe published between 1719 and 1800. She employed the twin databases Early English Books Online (EEBO) and Eighteenth Century Col- lections Online (ECCO...