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Friday, March 27 • 08:00 - 17:00
[VIRTUAL] “The Case for Satire in Daniel Defoe's 'An Essay upon Projects'"

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This project reexamines a major canonical work from prolific author, Daniel Defoe, entitled "An Essay Upon Projects." By exploring the work's cultural and biographical context, I argue that this ostensibly serious collection of proposal essays additionally contains satirical elements. This possible misinterpretation implies larger critical misunderstanding of Defoe's canon. Furthermore, this argument highlights the need for critically examining the information we consume.



Friday March 27, 2020 08:00 - 17:00 EDT
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