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  • 8 May 2018
    John Richetti

    Three-hundred years of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe

    2019 marks the tercentenary of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe (1719), a novel that achieved instant popularity in Britain (Defoe wrote a sequel, The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, which appeared the same year and was published with the first part throughout the century). Quickly translated into French, German, and Dutch, since then Defoe’s book has […]

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  • 21 Sep 2016
    Andrew Smith

    Some thoughts on assembling a creature: editing The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein.

    Assembling The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein raised some interesting questions at the developmental stage about the type of coverage that students would find helpful. Frankenstein is a novel that is taught in a variety of contexts and courses, including modules on Romanticism, the Gothic, science fiction and gender studies, amongst many others.  It is also […]

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