|Emne||Classic fiction (pre c 1945)|
Om Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe is the masterpiece of Daniel Defoe, one of the four most famous novelists in Britain in 18th century. It is a milestone in Defoe's literary writing and also the first realistic novel in the history of British literature. This book tells a vivid story about Robinson, a son in a merchant family, who ventured to take a sailing, but was thrown by rough waves into a deserted island, where he was brave and strong enough to spend 28 years lonely. The book praises labor work, the spirit of the struggle with nature, which reflects the emerging bourgeoisie was not satisfied with the status quo and wanted to explore and occupy the world. After the book was published, Robinson, the hero of the novel, with distinctive brand of the times and indomitable spirit has become one of the most famous literary figure in the history of European literature.