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Daniel DeFoe

Daniel Defoe (c. 1660-1731) is considered to be one of the founders of the English novel, popularizing the form along with such writers as Samuel Richardson. In addition to his writing, he worked as a trader and as a spy. His canon of work includes more than 500 books, pamphlets and journals on a variety of topics including politics, crime and religion. Henry Morley (1822 - 1894) was an English academic and one of the earliest professors of English literature in Great Britain. Morley was an an...See more