The Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Robinson

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The Swiss Family Robinson is an adventure story with a decidedly domestic centre, in which smugness and safety thoroughly outbalance the element of danger. Inspired by Rousseau's theories of education, the story of the shipwrecked Swiss pastor and his family is liberally seasoned with suspense, adventure, and discovery. Popular from the moment of its publication in 1812. it established a pattern for children's literature and continues to appeal to young readers and adults alike. This book is intended for students and teachers of children's literature, historians, philosophy/theological students, general.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 556 pages
  • 116.84 x 185.42 x 33.02mm | 272.15g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1 map, bibliography
  • 0192827243
  • 9780192827241

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