Defoe


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English writer remembered particularly for his novel about Robinson Crusoe (1660-1731)

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'The True-born Englishman.'" It made Defoe known to the King.
To show how wrong persecution was, Defoe wrote a little pamphlet which he called The Shortest Way with the Dissenters.
But when at last Defoe's meaning became plain the High Church party was very angry, and resolved to punish him.
For having written "a scandalous and seditious pamphlet" Defoe was condemned to pay a large fine, to stand three times in the pillory, and to be imprisoned during the Queen's pleasure.
But for Defoe it was a triumph rather than a punishment.
But although Defoe's friends could take the sting out of the terrible hours during which he stood as an object for mockery they could do little else for him.
Lee published his findings in a series of five extensive articles in Notes and Queries in 1865.(2) In these he reprinted lengthy extracts from the 'high-flying' Applebee's Journal - though it was not, in fact, one of the journals Defoe had mentioned to Delafaye - representing them as unquestionably by Defoe and as evidence of his religious orthodoxy and hatred of republican and king-killing principles.
Elizabeth Napier's Defoe's Major Fiction: Accounting for the Self analyzes the narrative techniques through which Defoe renders personal identity.
THE Bradley Lowery Foundation has received a PS1,000 donation from a bookmaker which counted up losing bets placed on Jermain Defoe to be crowned this year's Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY).
JERMAIN DEFOE has challenged Harry Kane to shatter Alan Shearer's Premier League goals record after claiming: I always knew he was special.
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe believes that he needs a high-scoring season for his club to boost his chances of being named in the England squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
IN HIS MANUSCRIPT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS of Daniel Defoe, William Peterfield Trent noted that a work published in December 1719, The King of Pirates, was assuredly by Defoe and that indeed no one had conceived of challenging the ascription, since William Lee had claimed it for Defoe in his biography in 1869.
JERMAIN DEFOE reckons the sky is the limit for Jordon Ibe after the youngster finally sparked Bournemouth's season into life on Friday.
JERMAIN Defoe's move to Bournemouth is still expected to go ahead, despite stories to the contrary.