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Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe By Mario Sanchez, PhD
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Robinson Crusoe is often lauded to be the best adventure book ever written. Published in 1719, it is considered by some to be the first English novel. It is republished here with no modifications... More > whatsoever to the content of the text itself, although chapters have been moved to the starts of pages for readability.< Less
Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe By Mario Sanchez, PhD
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Robinson Crusoe is often lauded to be the best adventure book ever written. Published in 1719, it is considered by some to be the first English novel. It is republished here with no modifications... More > whatsoever to the content of the text itself, although chapters have been moved to the starts of pages for readability.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe, is a novel by Daniel Defoe. First published in 1719, it is sometimes considered to be the first novel in English. The book is a fictional autobiography of the title character—a... More > castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Venezuela, encountering Native Americans, captives, and mutineers before being rescued.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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The plot is simple and its broad outlines are known by all: Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked on an island; much adventure ensues. Robinson struggles with his environment and himself, and comes out a... More > better man. Sometimes considered to be the first novel in English, this book is a fictional autobiography of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Venezuela.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe is the classic castaway novel by Daniel Defoe published in 1719, and it is considered by some to be the first real novel in English. It has inspired adventure lovers and pioneer types... More > for nearly 300 years: its images of the shipwrecked Crusoe going about his daily routine of growing corn, raising goats, and generally subsisting on a desert island for 28 years. But things spice up a bit when a band of cannibals show up to the island like it's their local Applebee's. Critics have read all sorts of elements into the work like cultural imperialism, the acceptance of slavery (in Crusoe's manservant Friday), and Christian proselytizing, but all in all it's a great adventure book. It's sold a bagillion copies and has enticed kids for hundreds of years to jump ship and fend for themselves on some lonely island - at least in their imaginations.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe is one of the most famous literary characters in history, and his story has spawned hundreds of retellings. Inspired by the life of Alexander Selkirk, a sailor who lived for several... More > years on a Pacific island, the novel tells the story of Crusoe's survival after shipwreck on an island, interaction with the mainland's native inhabitants, and eventual rescue. Read variously as economic fable, religious allegory, or imperialist fantasy, Crusoe has never lost its appeal as one of the most compelling adventure stories of all time. In addition to an introduction and helpful notes, this Broadview Edition includes a wide range of appendices that situate Defoe's 1719 novel amidst castaway narratives, economic treatises, reports of cannibalism, explorations of solitude, and Defoe's own writings on slavery and the African trade. A final appendix presents images of Crusoe's rescue of Friday from a dozen of the most significant illustrated editions of the novel published between 1719 and 1920.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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This is a beautifully formatted paperback edition of the original text published in 1719. Robinson Crusoe starts his adventure by leaving England contrary to the wishes of his parents. His... More > adventures over the seas and his numerous shipwrecks are only superseded by the enthralling adventure waiting for him on an abandoned island. Crusoe's tale details his survival upon that island until he escapes from his prison.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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This is a beautifully formatted paperback edition of the original text published in 1719. Robinson Crusoe starts his adventure by leaving England contrary to the wishes of his parents. His... More > adventures over the seas and his numerous shipwrecks are only superseded by the enthralling adventure waiting for him on an abandoned island. Crusoe's tale details his survival upon that island until he escapes from his prison.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the book is a fictional autobiography of the title character—a castaway who spends 28 years on a... More > remote tropical island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers before being rescued. The details of Crusoe's island were probably based on the Caribbean island of Tobago, since that island lies a short distance north of the Venezuelan coast near the mouth of the Orinoco river, in sight of Trinidad. It is also likely that Defoe was inspired by the Latin or English translations of Ibn Tufail's Hayy ibn Yaqdhan, an earlier novel also set on a desert island. Although inspired by a real life event, it was the first notable work of literature where the story was independent of mythology, history, legends, or previous literature.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The first edition credited the work's protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a... More > real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents.Despite its simple narrative style, Robinson Crusoe was well received in the literary world and is often credited as marking the beginning of realistic fiction as a literary genre. It is generally seen as a contender for the first English novel.< Less

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