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Moll Flanders / Daniel Defoe ; [with an] introduction by Virginia Woolf ; notes by Audrey Bilger.

By: Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
Material type: TextTextSeries: The Modern Library classicsPublisher: New York : Modern Library, 2002Edition: 2002 Modern Library pbk. edDescription: xviii, 340 : map ; 21 cmISBN: 0375760105Uniform titles: Fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders Subject(s): Children of prisoners -- Fiction | British -- Virginia -- Fiction | Women -- England -- Fiction | Prostitutes -- Fiction | Repentance -- Fiction | Criminals -- Fiction | London (England) -- Fiction | Virginia -- FictionGenre/Form: Picaresque literature. | Adventure fiction.DDC classification: 822.91209 LOC classification: PR3404 | .M6 2002Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Sample text | Publisher description Dissertation note: Written in a time when criminal biographies enjoyed great success, Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders details the life of the irresistible Moll and her struggles through poverty and sin in search of property and power. Born in Newgate Prison to a picaresque mother, Moll propels herself through marriages, periods of success and destitution, and a trip to the New World and back, only to return to the place of her birth as a popular prostitute and brilliant thief. The story of Moll Flanders vividly illustrates Defoe’s themes of social mobility and predestination, sin, redemption and reward.
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Written in a time when criminal biographies enjoyed great success, Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders details the life of the irresistible Moll and her struggles through poverty and sin in search of property and power. Born in Newgate Prison to a picaresque mother, Moll propels herself through marriages, periods of success and destitution, and a trip to the New World and back, only to return to the place of her birth as a popular prostitute and brilliant thief. The story of Moll Flanders vividly illustrates Defoe’s themes of social mobility and predestination, sin, redemption and reward.

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