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Terry Eagleton: Defoe

3 November 2011
Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth 
by Katherine Frank.
Bodley Head, 338 pp., £20, June 2011, 978 0 224 07309 7
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Moll: The Life and Times of Moll Flanders 
by Siân Rees.
Chatto, 224 pp., £18.99, July 2011, 978 0 7011 8507 7
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... is nothing in Frank’s book which treats Defoe’s works as literary art, and nothing either in Siân Rees’s more lightweight, downmarket, mildly sensational Moll. This highly readable study introduces us to a number of real-life originals for Moll Flanders, including the procuress and gang-master Moll Cutpurse, Mary Moders, known rather less ...

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