Schnabel, Johann Gottfried

Schnabel, Johann Gottfried

Schnabel, Johann Gottfried (yōˈhän gôtˈfrēt) (shnäˈbəl), b. 1692, d. after 1742, German author, whose pseudonym was Gisander. He fought in the War of the Spanish Succession. Schnabel's popular novel Die Insel Felsenburg [Felsenburg island] (4 vol., 1741–43) was modeled on Robinson Crusoe but was primarily concerned with utopian ideals.
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