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Moll Flanders - Full Version (Annotated) (Literary Classics Collection) - Daniel Defoe
Moll Flanders - Full Version (Annotated) (Literary Classics Collection)
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Moll Flanders, by Daniel Defoe, is part of the Literary Classics Collection, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of... show more
Moll Flanders, by Daniel Defoe, is part of the Literary Classics Collection, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of the Literary Classics Collection: - New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars - Biographies of the authors - Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events - Footnotes and endnotes - Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work - Comments by other famous authors - Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations - Bibliographies for further reading - Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. The Literary Classics Collection pulls together a constellation of influences—biographical, historical, and literary—to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders (commonly known as simply "Moll Flanders") is a novel written by Daniel Defoe in 1722.Defoe wrote this after his work as a journalist and pamphleteer. By 1722, Defoe had become recognized as a novelist, with the success of Robinson Crusoe in 1719. His political work was tapering off at this point, due to the fall of both Whig and Tory party leaders with whom he had been associated; Robert Walpole was beginning his rise, and Defoe was never fully at home with the Walpole group. Defoe's Whig views are nevertheless evident in the story of Moll, and the novel's full title gives some insight into this and the outline of the plot:"The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, Etc. Who Was Born In Newgate, and During a Life of Continu'd Variety For Threescore Years, Besides Her Childhood, Was Twelve Year a Whore, Five Times a Wife [Whereof Once To Her Own Brother], Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon In Virginia, At Last Grew Rich, Liv'd Honest, and Died a Penitent. Written from her own Memorandums."
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B006IUNLZC
Publisher: G Books
Pages no: 392
Edition language: English
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Shizuku's Sleepy Reviews
Shizuku's Sleepy Reviews rated it
4.0 Moll Flanders: The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders (Penguin Classics)
First off, I'd never heard of Moll Flanders until, I had determined that I was going to tackle the 1001 Books to Read Before You Die list. If it hadn't been on the list I never would have read this. That said, I can understand why this was included on the list. 1. For the morality issues this presen...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
4.0 Moll Flanders (Classic)
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denisebetteridge
denisebetteridge rated it
I'd seen the movie starring Robin Wright many many years ago. I really like her anyway, but the story itself was a lot of fun and I'd always looked forward to reading the book to see how it measured up. I wasn't disappointed in the least. I suppose reading about Moll's life pattern could get a bit t...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
2.0
I wanted to like Moll, but found her tiresome. Wish it was different.
dust.gathering
dust.gathering rated it
4.0 Moll Flanders (Wordsworth Classics)
Da se Moll nije pokajala, čovjek bi pomislio da je Defoe žena.
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