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A journal of the plague years.

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

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    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 291-294.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1590.B5 K3 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 306 p.
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5310230M
      ISBN 100689105193
      LC Control Number72094246


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Defoe's account is far more systematic and detailed than Pepys's first-person account. All in all, A Journal of the Plague Year is a gripping realistic narrative/5(). A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe, telling the story of the Great Plague in London in the year The book was first published in March57 years after the event.

The book was first published in March57 years after the event/5(). 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/5(30).

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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 Category: Text: EBook-No.

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A Journal () follows Defoe’s fictional narrator as he traces the devastating progress of the plague through the streets of London. Here we see a city transformed: some of its streets suspiciously empty, some—with crosses on their doors—overwhelmingly full of the sounds and smells of human suffering.

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.

Daniel Defoe's 'A Journal of the Plague Year' () is a fictionalized account of the bubonic plague epidemic that struck London in which Defoe witnessed as a.

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The occasion, the publication of “A Journal of the Plague Year,” three years after Robinson Crusoe. In the “Journal” Defoe is looking back 57 years to when The Great Plague hit London, one. About A Journal of the Plague Year Defoe’s account of the bubonic plague that swept London in remains as vivid as it is harrowing.

Based on Defoe’s own childhood memories and prodigious research, A Journal of the Plague Year walks the line between fiction, history, and reportage.

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A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe - 4/5(1). Classic account of the epidemic that ravaged England nearly 60 years earlier. Defoe used his considerable talents as a journalist and novelist to reconstruct — historically and fictionally — the Great Plague of London in Written as an eyewitness report, the.

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Daniel Defoe's 'A Journal of the Plague Year' () is a fictionalized account of the bubonic plague epidemic that struck London in which Defoe witnessed as a five-year old, the year before the.

English writer Daniel Defoe gained great popularity with his well-known novels Robinson Crusoe () and Moll Flanders (). A Journal of the Plague Year, which is a fictional first-hand account.

This is one of the key takeaways from Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year. Published inDefoe’s text is technically a novel, but historians and epidemiologists have praised it as an accurate report of life in London during “the Great Plague.”Author: Eliott Grover.

A Journal of the Plague Year is one of Daniel Defoe's most popular and strangest works; it is an amalgam of history and fiction that attempts to relate what life was like in London during the plague of Published innearly 57 years after the events depicted, the work is a first-person narrative told from the perspective of H.F., a saddler.

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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.

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He drew on contemporary documents to build tension—for example, by. 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(). 1 day 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 by Daniel Defoe, published inrecounts the plague in London and environs in (beginning in the fall of ).The narrator is known only by the signature "H.A Journal of the Plague Year.

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