Robinson Crusoe: 300th Anniversary Edition

byDaniel DefoeIllustratorEko EkoIntroduction byJamaica Kincaid

August 27, 2019|
Robinson Crusoe: 300th Anniversary Edition by Daniel Defoe
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Restless Classics presents the Three-Hundredth Anniversary Edition of Robinson Crusoe, the classic Caribbean adventure story and foundational English novel, with new illustrations by Eko and an introduction by Jamaica Kincaid that contextualizes the book for our globalized, postcolonial era. Three centuries after Daniel Defoe published Robinson Crusoe, this gripping tale of a castaway who spends thirty years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers before being ultimately rescued, remains a classic of the adventure genre and is widely considered the first great English novel. But the book also has much to teach us, in retrospect, about entrenched attitudes of colonizers toward the colonized that still resound today. As celebrated Caribbean writer Jamaica Kincaid writes in her bold new introduction, The vivid, vibrant, subtle, important role of the tale of Robinson Crusoe, with his triumph of individual resilience and ingenuity wrapped up in his European, which is to say white, identity, has played in the long, uninterrupted literature of European conquest of therest of the world must not be dismissed or ignored or silenced." "
Daniel Defoe (c. 1660 - 1731) was an English writer, journalist, and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel, Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularize the genre in Britain. In some texts he is even referred to as one of the founders, if not the founder, of the ...
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Title:Robinson Crusoe: 300th Anniversary EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:384 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:384 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 inPublished:August 27, 2019Publisher:Restless BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1632061198

ISBN - 13:9781632061195

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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