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Daniel Defoe

Author (Sep-1660 — 24-Apr-1731)


Paula R. Backscheider. Daniel Defoe: Ambition & Innovation. University Press of Kentucky. 1986. 299pp.

Peter Earle. The World of Defoe. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1976. 353pp.

Francis Watson. Daniel Defoe: Men and Books. London: Longmans, Green & Co.. 1952. 240pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.399)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.63)

  9. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.110)

  10. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.146-48)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.260)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.140)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.159)

  14. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.89)

  15. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.139)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.64)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.19)

  18. Literary Journalism: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors (p.60)

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