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Defoe"s footprints essays in honour of Maximillian E. Novak

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Published by Published by the University of Toronto Press in association with the UCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731 -- Influence,
  • Novak, Maximillian E,
  • Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731 -- Critique et interprétation

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-249) and index.

Statementedited by Robert M. Maniquis and Carl Fisher.
SeriesCCS -- 11, UCLA Clark Memorial Library series -- 11.
ContributionsManiquis, Robert M., Novak, Maximillian E., Fisher, Carl, 1958-, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library., University of California, Los Angeles. Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies.
LC ClassificationsPR3407 .D44 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23966786M
ISBN 100802099211
ISBN 109780802099211
LC Control Number2009464860

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We are often asked where the Footprint Logo comes from – It is believed that he found the inspiration for the Footprint logo whilst reading Daniel Defoes famous novel “Robinson Crusoe”. The company archives contain a copy of the book with a note on the page showing Man Fridays Footprints saying “Possible Trademark”. Over the course of the novel, Robinson and the Spaniards he leaves behind on the island leave a very different kind of "footprint" on the wild natural environment by cutting down trees, building dwellings, taming animals, and growing crops. The footprint can also be seen as a symbol of the human "footprint".   Published in , Robinson Crusoe was one of the first novels (in the modern sense) written in English. Some years later, the complicated castaway and his misadventures continue to shape culture. In Defoe's Footprints, essays by prominent scholars of eighteenth-century literature salute Maximillian E. Novak's influence upon the study of Daniel Defoe. Best known today as the author of Robinson Crusoe, Defoe was a prolific writer in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries who wrote novels, essays, pamphlets, and poems.