The Institution of the English Novel: Defoe's Contribution

Brown, Homer
March 1996
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring96, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p299
Academic Journal
Discusses the contributions of Daniel Defoe in the development of the English novel. Beginnings of Defoe as a novel writer; Defoe and his `Robinson Crusoe'; Criticisms on Defoe's novels; Defoe and the development of the English novel as a genre in the 19th century.


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