Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Daniel Defoe: A Brief Chronology
Defoe’s Times: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Moll Flanders

Appendix A: Related Writings by Defoe

  1. From An Essay upon Projects (1697)
  2. From the Review (19 February 1704-11 June 1713)
  3. From Applebee’s Journal (25 June 1720-14 May 1726)
  4. From Colonel Jack (1722)
  5. From Roxana (1724)
  6. From A Tour thro’ the Whole Island of Great Britain (1724-27)
  7. From Conjugal Lewdness; Or, Matrimonial Whoredom (1727)
  8. From An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions (1727)
  9. From Street-Robberies, Consider’d [1728]

Appendix B: Related Works by Other Writers

  1. From Hell Upon Earth (1703)
  2. Paul Lorrain, The Ordinary of Newgate (1709)
  3. From A Discourse and View of Virginia [1712]
  4. From Alexander Smith, The History of the Lives, of the Most
    Noted Highway-Men
    (1714)
  5. From The History of the Press-Yard (1717)
  6. Jonathan Swift, The Last Speech and Dying Words of Ebenezor Elliston (1722)
  7. From An Essay in Praise of Knavery (1723)
  8. From T. Read, The Life and Actions of Moll Flanders [c. 1723]
  9. From An Accurate Description of Newgate (1724)
  10. From The Matchless Rogue (1725)

Appendix C: Defoe and Moll Flanders: Eighteenth-Century Views

  1. From The True-Born Hugonot, &c.A Satyr (1703)
  2. From Jonathan Swift, A Letter Concerning the Sacramental Test (1709)
  3. From Jonathan Swift, the Examiner (16 November 1710)
  4. From John Gay, The Present State of Wit (1711)
  5. From Joseph Addison, The Late Trial and Conviction of Count Tariff (1713)
  6. From Charles Gildon, Preface to The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Mr. D.… De F.… (1719)
  7. From Giles Jacob, The Poetical Register (1723)
  8. From the Preface to An Essay in Praise of Knavery (1723)
  9. From The Flying Post (1 March 1729)
  10. From Alexander Pope, The Dunciad Variorum (1729)
  11. From Richard Savage (?), An Author to be Lett (1729)
  12. From the Grub-street Journal (29 April 1731)
  13. From Read’s Weekly Journal (1 May 1731)
  14. From a Conversation with Alexander Pope (1742)
  15. From Theophilus Cibber, The Lives of the Poets (1753)
  16. From the Monthly Review (March 1775)
  17. From James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson (1778)
  18. From George Chalmers, The Life of Defoe (1786)
  19. From the Monthly Review (December 1787)
  20. From the Monthly Review (December 1790)

Select Bibliography

Posted on October 29, 2015