Memoirs of a Cavalier ePub download
by Daniel Defoe
- ISBN: 0898759587
- ISBN13: 978-0898759587
- ePub: 1173 kb | FB2: 1925 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Genre Fiction
- Publisher: University Press of the Pacific (May 25, 2002)
- Pages: 276
- Rating: 4.1/5
- Votes: 956
- Format: lrf mbr txt lit
Daniel Defoe is, perhaps, best known to us as the author of RobinsonCrusoe, a book which has been the delight of generations of boys andgirls ever since the beginning of the eighteenth century.
Daniel Defoe is, perhaps, best known to us as the author of RobinsonCrusoe, a book which has been the delight of generations of boys andgirls ever since the beginning of the eighteenth century. For it wasthen that Defoe lived and wrote, being one of the new school of prosewriters which grew up at that time and which gave England new formsof literature almost unknown to an earlier age. Defoe was a vigorouspamphleteer, writing first on the Whig side and later for the Toriesin the reigns of William III and Anne.
Memoirs of a Cavalier (1720) is a work of historical fiction by Daniel Defoe, set during the Thirty Years' War and the English Civil Wars. The full title, which bore no date, was: The story of a merchant from York, shipwrecked on a Caribbean island. This refers to Robinson Crusoe not Mémoires of a Cavalier. The rest of the entry is correct. Winston Churchill modeled his six-volume histories The World Crisis and The Second World War on Memoirs of a Cavalier.
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Memoirs of a Cavalier. or. A Military Journal of the Wars in Germany, and the Wars in England. From the Year 1632 to the Year 1648. Last updated Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 13:08. To the best of our knowledge, the text of this work is in the Public Domain in Australia. Bookyards at Twitter. Bookyards at Pinterest.
Memoirs of a Cavalier has been added to your Cart. Defoe presents a story whose details reveal a way of life that is not just dead, but quite foreign to us moderns despite being part of the late Renaissance period. The memoir is so authentic that it quite fooled contemporaries into thinking that it was a real memoir! The beauty of it is by what is said and not said, it reveals a personal narrative whose strengths and weaknesses are self-explanatory and don't require constant self-analysis. by. Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648, Royalists, Soldiers. London, Oxford University Press.
Daniel Defoe's great talent as a writer was to speak in the voices of others. Such was the authenticity of this memoir of a 17th-century soldier of fortune that for over half a century it was considered to be genuine. The struggle of the narrator to turn his observations into facts and to make certain history out of his uncertain experiences combines with vivid descriptions of the battles of the Civil War to give the narrative its dramatic qualities. From the Year 1632 to the Year 1648 By: Daniel Defoe. Daniel Defoe (/ˌdænjəl dɨˈfoʊ/; c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy, now most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe.