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A journal of the plague year, & c. [1665]

Daniel Defoe

A journal of the plague year, & c. [1665]

by Daniel Defoe

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Published by Limited Editions Club in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Plague -- Fiction,
    • London (England) -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      First published in 1722.

      StatementNow newly introduced to the public by James Sutherland, of London & Berkshire, and embellish"d with notable illustrations by Domenico Gnoli.
      ContributionsSutherland, James Runcieman, 1900- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3404 .J6 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 270 p.
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5596947M
      LC Control Number68002678

        A Journal of the Plague Year is Daniel Defoe’s novel of the Great Plague of London in , published fifty-seven years after the event in Defoe intended the book as a warning. At the time of publication there was alarm that plague in Marseilles could cross into England. A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe. Although Defoe was a boy of only five when the Great Plague of London ravaged England’s capital in , This book is not actually about a.

        Defoe's 'A Journal of the Plague Year' was written years ago. Its parallels to today are striking The bubonic plague, or Black Death, killed an estimated quarter of London’s population in. While this book is technically fiction, it is quite factual. A good book to read along with it is Historical Sources of Defoe's Journal of the Plague Year by Watson Nicholson, published , available from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons at ().

      A Journal of the Plague Year by DEFOE Daniel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The city in question is not Wuhan or Milan or Manhattan. It is London and the year is Before the end of , the Bubonic Plague will kill roughly one-quarter of the city’s population. As devastating as this figure is, it could have been much worse. This is one of the key takeaways from Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year Author: Eliott Grover.


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A journal of the plague year, & c. [1665] by Daniel Defoe Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Journal of the Plague Year: London, Daniel Defoe. out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook. A Journal of the Plague Year / Written by a Citizen Who Continued All the While in London By Daniel Defoe (Annotated) Daniel Defoe.

Kindle Edition. $ Next/5(11). A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in March This novel is an account of one man's experiences of the yearin which the Great Plague or the bubonic plague struck the city of London.

The book is told somewhat chronologically, though without sections or chapter : CreateSpace Publishing. If reading Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year has made you want to hear more from the people who witnessed the events of andyou’re in. A journal of the plague year, & c.: being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, both publick and private, which happen'd in London during the last great visitation in ; And written by a citizen who continued all the while in LondonPages: Fiction it might be, though apparently based on the diaries of his uncle Henry Foe (the H.F.

who purportedly authors the account) Daniel Defoes "Journal of the Plague Year" is a fascinating account of the Bubonic plague that struck London in the year /5(28). As late asWatson Nicholson wrote in his book The Historical Sources of Defoe’s Journal of the Plague Year that “there is not one single statement in the Journal, pertinent to the.

This book is a fascinating record of trying to cope during the capital’s last plague epidemic of Daniel Defoe was only around five years old during the Great Plague that claimed nearlylives.

This makes A Journal of the Plague Year, originally published inan imaginative reconstruction. Its shadowy narrator, known only as Author: Alice Ford-Smith. A Journal of the Plague Year, he called his latest book. The title page promises “Observations of the most remarkable occurrences” during the Great Plague of A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe being Observations or Memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well public as private, which happened in London during the last great visitation in Written by a CITIZEN who continued all the while in London.

Never made publick before. A Journal of the Plague Year Written by a Citizen Who Continued All the While in London Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Historical fiction Subject: Great Fire, London, England, -- Fiction Subject: Plague -- Fiction Subject: London (England) -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction.

A Journal of the Plague Year was widely debated on its merit as a fictional novel. Editors primarily believed it to be a work of non-fiction, portraying society’s lived experience in London circa through the perspective of Daniel Defoe’s uncle, Henry Defoe.

It was eventually published as a true work of historical fiction/5(30). Wikipedia Book - A Journal of the Plague Year. Download M4B (MB) Download M4B (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert.

A Journal of the Plague Year. Daniel DEFOE (c - ) The novel is a fictionalised account of one man's experiences of the yearin which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book. A Journal of the Plague Year, &c. Being Observations of Memorials of the Most Remarkable Occurences, Both Publick and Private, Which Happen'd in London During the Last Great Visitation in And Written by a Citizen Who Continued All the While in London.

Get this from a library. A journal of the plague year, &c. [Daniel Defoe; James Runcieman Sutherland; Domenico Gnoli]. A Journal of the Plague Year is a work of fiction masquerading as a work of fact. It reads as if it were an unembellished account of the personal experiences of someone who survived the epidemic of bubonic plague that struck London in the summer of Author: Christopher Martyn.

10 hours ago  In mid-February, as I do every year, I attended the Savannah Book Festival. I heard John Grisham talk about his latest novel, which is set in Savannah, with 1, other people in the audience.

A journal of the plague year: being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well public as private, which happened in London during the last visitation in Written by a citizen who continued all the while in London. Probably one of the first examples of journalistic fiction, Defoe's "A Journal of the Plague Year" is a pseudo-eyewitness account of the London plague of Writing this inDefoe casts himself into the role of his uncle whom he calls H.F.

and who recounts the events in grisly detail but with magnanimous compassion.4/5(). 2 days ago  “A Journal of the Plague Year,” Daniel Defoe’s short book about the outbreak in London of what is believed to have been bubonic plague, is never a comforting read; it is even less so in these times of a global pandemic.

Published init is a chilling, often graphic but always. A Journal of the Plague Year is Daniel Defoe’s novel of the Great Plague of London inpublished fifty-seven years after the event in Defoe intended the book as a warning. At the time of publication there was alarm that plague in Marseilles could cross into England.

As described by Daniel Defoe in his nonfiction novel A Journal of the Plague Year (), the epidemic, rather than cutting a broad swath through London society, spared the wealthy and targeted the city’s hardest-pressed and least powerful—the workers serving the merchants and government officials whom the city quarantined and isolated.***A Journal of the Plague Year (), like so much of his work, is a fictional reconstruction based on true accounts.

It is the prototype of every account of great cities in times of epidemic, siege, or occupation.' (Quote from rear wrapper blurb).