Roxana 1724 , Defoe s last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune Its narrator tells the story of her own wicked life as the mistress of rich and powerful men A resourceful adventuress, she is also an unforgiving analyst of her own susceptibilities, who tells us of the price shRoxana 1724 , Defoe s last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune Its narrator tells the story of her own wicked life as the mistress of rich and powerful men A resourceful adventuress, she is also an unforgiving analyst of her own susceptibilities, who tells us of the price she pays for her successes Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past Unlike Defoe s other penitent anti heroes, however, she fails to triumph over these weaknesses The novel s drama lies not only in the heroine s vast variety of fortunes , but in her attempts to understand the sometimes bitter lessons of her life as a Fortunate Mistress Defoe s achievement was to invent, in Roxana , a gripping story teller as well as a gripping story.
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Daniel Defoe 1659 1661 1731 was an English writer, journalist, and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularize the genre in Britain In some texts he is even referred to as one of the founders, if not the founder, of the English novel A prolific and versatile writer, he wrote than five hundred books, pamphlets, and journals on various topics including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.
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