Daniel Defoe between Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders
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Author: Videnov, Valentin
This paper tries to explore the intertextual space between Daniel Defoe`s masterpieces, Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders, as determined by the difference in attitude that the author shows. The conclusion drawn is that this difference - his closeness to Robinson and his distance from Moll - reflects a different judgement of the spirit of capitalism (Weber), positive in the first case and negative in the second. [BG].