Robinsonade Collection vol 1: A Selection Of Classic Castaway Narratives (Golden Deer Classics): Robinson Crusoe, The Mysterious Island, Swiss Family Robinson, The Coral Island...

Robinsonade Collection vol 1: A Selection Of Classic Castaway Narratives (Golden Deer Classics): Robinson Crusoe, The Mysterious Island, Swiss Family Robinson, The Coral Island...

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Overview

Robinsonade is a literary genre that takes its name from the 1719 novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The success of this novel spawned so many imitations that its name was used to define a genre, which is sometimes described simply as a "desert island story"or a "castaway narrative." This compilation, edited by Golden Deer Classics, comprises the following stories: Robinson Crusoe (1719) Swiss Family Robinson (1812) The Coral Island (1858) The Mysterious Island (1874) Godfrey Morgan (1882) The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782956006718
Publisher: Oregan Publishing
Publication date: 02/16/2017
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 150
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

London-born Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) pursued a variety of careers including merchant, soldier, secret agent, and political pamphleteer. He wrote books on economics, history, biography, and crime. But he is best remembered for his fiction, which he began to write late in his life and which includes the novels Moll Flanders, Roxana, and the celebrated Robinson Crusoe.

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