Daniel Defoe (Robinson Crusoe) Video Lesson n. 1

Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) is the author of “Robinson Crusoe” (1719) which is generally considered the first modern novel of English literature. This novel celebrates the rising middle class individual and it belongs to the Augustan Age which is an historical and literary current (1714-1760).

Further Studying Material

This video lesson along with the next one are only a section of the studying material, in oder to have a more thorough comprehension of the various aspects and characteristics of the Augustan Age and the writers cocerned you must also study the following accounts:

THE AUGUSTAN AGE (1714-1760) – L. R. CAPUANA

Outline of The Augustan Age – L. R. CAPUANA

THE RISE OF THE MIDDLE CLASS AND THE NOVEL – L. R. CAPUANA

DANIEL DEFOE (1660-1731) – L. R. CAPUANA

Daniel Defoe (The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders) Video Lesson n. 2 – L. R. CAPUANA

© L. R. Capuana

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