Item description for Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe...
The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders &c. (1722) by Daniel Defoe is a picaresque adventure-filled life story of a tenacious, smart, beautiful, and charismatic woman who aspires to be a lady but who begins her life as the daughter of a convict in Newgate prison.
At various points engaging in prostitution, incest, theft, cons and machinations, and ultimately finding penitence, security, and true love, is Moll Flanders an amoral criminal or a sympathetic woman trying to survive harsh circumstances and better her life?
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Oct 12, 2006
Publisher Norilana Books
ISBN 1934169196 ISBN13 9781934169193
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More About Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoe was born Daniel Foe in London in 1660. It was perhaps, ineveitable that Defoe, an outspoken man, would become a political journalist. As a Puritan he believed God had given him a mission to print the truth, that is, to proselytize on religion and politics, and in fact, he became a prolific pamphleteer satirizing the hypocrisies of both Church and State. Defoe admired William III, and his poem The True-Born Englishman (1701) won him the King's friendship. But an ill-timed satire on High Church extremists, The Shortest Way with the Dissenters, published during Queen Anne's reign, resulted in his being pilloried and imprisoned for seditious libel in 1703. At fifty-nine Defoe turned to fiction, completing The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe(1719), partly based on the saga of Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish sailor; Moll Flanders (1722); Colonel Jack (1722); A Journal of the Plague Years(1722); and Roxana or the Fortunate Mistress (1724).
Daniel Defoe lived in London. Daniel Defoe was born in 1661 and died in 1731.
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