Quotes by Daniel Defoe

About Daniel Defoe:

Daniel Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain and with others such as Samuel Richardson, and thus is among the founders of the English novel. He was a prolific and versatile writer, producing more 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.

Author Bio

  • NameDaniel Defoe
  • DescriptionEnglish trader, writer and journalist
  • AliasesDaniel Foe
  • Born1660
  • DiedApril 24, 1731
  • CountryKingdom Of England; Kingdom Of Great Britain
  • ProfessionWriter; Journalist; Novelist; Prosaist; Opinion Journalist