(Defoe, Daniel). Backscheider, Paula R.
Title MOLL FLANDERS: The Making of a Criminal Mind
Book Condition Fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''Masouba'' by George Baer. Chronology of Defoe's life and works, notes, bibliography, index.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Boston: Twayne Publishers, (1990).
0805794298 / 9780805794298
Seller ID 30015.00
Defoe's complex tale of a flirtatious heroine, written in 1722, is examined by Backscheider, who argues that the novel is integral to the development of Western literature. The style of language, the historical detail, and the realism are also explored.
18th Century Literature. Literary Criticism. English Literature.