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Daniel Defoe Biography

Daniel Defoe (c. 1659–1731) was an English author and political pamphleteer born in the parish of St Giles, Cripplegate, London, in the latter part of 1659 or early in 1660, of a nonconformist family. Other spellings of his name include D. … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe 1927 Silent Film

Robinson Crusoe is a British silent film from 1927. The movie is based on the 1719 novel, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, and features a shipwrecked man who lived for 28 years on a seemingly deserted island. The story may have … Continue reading

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The Tree by Anne Finch

The Tree by Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (1661-1720) 1 Fair tree! for thy delightful shade 2 ‘Tis just that some return be made; 3 Sure some return is due from me 4 To thy cool shadows, and to thee. … Continue reading

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John Dryden Poetry

John Dryden Poetry John Dryden is a Neo-Classical poet, playwright, satirist, and literary critic. Along with John Donne and John Milton, he is considered one of the three greatest poets of the 17th century. Dryden has been described as “the … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe Theme Music from 1970s TV show

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe was a French-German children’s television drama series made by Franco London Films (a.k.a. FLF Television Paris). The series was based on the first of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe novels, but is perhaps best remembered for the … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe Opera

Opera Version of Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe’s early novel, Robinson Crusoe, has inspired artists and musicians for generations. Jacques Offenbach (1890–1880) wrote an opéra comique called Robinson Crusoé which was first performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris in 1867. The … Continue reading

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Religion in Robinson Crusoe by Lilia Melani

Religion in Robinson Crusoe by Dr. Lilia Melani Religious Considerations For many, perhaps most readers, Crusoe’s many references to God, to Providence, to sin are extraneous to the real interest of the novel and they quickly skim these passages, to … Continue reading

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