The Swiss Family Robinson Resources & Further Study

Johann Rudolf Wyss
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Allen, Francis H. "News for Bibliophiles." Nation 95 (September 5, 1912): 210-211. Allen chronicles the early history of The Swiss Family Robinson's publication, including the endings contributed by the Baroness de Montolieu to later editions.

Becker, May Lamberton. Introduction to The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss. Edited by William H. G. Kingston. Cleveland: World, 1947.

This introduction focuses on the origins of The Swiss Family Robinson and the use of its popular subject matter by later authors.

Bosworth, Allen R. Introduction to The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss. New York: Harper and Row, 1966. Bosworth explores the influence of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe on The Swiss Family Robinson and the appeal of Wyss's work as a product of the oral tradition of storytelling.

Harris, Laurie Lanzen, and Emily B. Tennyson, eds. Nineteenth Century Literary Criticism. Vol. 10. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Contains a number of valuable essays and introductions to various editions...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Swiss Family Robinson from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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