Owens, W. R., ed. Daniel Defoe, The Compleat English Gentleman and Of Royal Education. By Daniel Defoe (1729). London, UK, Pickering & Chatto (2007).
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A scholarly edition of two works left in manuscript before Defoe's death. The Compleat English Gentleman sets out Defoe's view that anyone could become an English gentleman, regardless of birth. All that is needed is a good education, and sufficient wealth. Of Royal Education stresses the importance of education for the children of noble families.
|Item Type:||Scholarly Edition|
|Copyright Holders:||2007 Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Limited|
|Keywords:||English social history; eighteenth century|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Arts > English|
|Depositing User:||W.R. Owens|
|Date Deposited:||28 Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||30 Jun 2015 15:47|
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