This compilation comprises the following stories:
Robinson Crusoe (1719)
Swiss Family Robinson (1812)
The Coral Island (1858)
The Mysterious Island (1874)
Godfrey Morgan (1882)
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896)
Robinsonade is a literary genre that takes its name from the 1719 novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The success of this novel spawned so many imitations that its name was used to define a genre, which is sometimes described simply as a "desert island story"or a "castaway narrative."