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A journal of the plague year.

Daniel Defoe

A journal of the plague year.

by Daniel Defoe

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Published by J.M. Dent and Sons, E.P. Dutton and co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plague -- England -- London

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIntroduction by G.A. Aitken.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 295 p.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17772248M

    A Journal of the Plague Year. Daniel DEFOE (c - ) The novel is a fictionalised account of one man's experiences of the year , in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is told roughly chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings. Genre(s): Historical Fiction. Language: English. Section Chapter. Jul 01,  · The latest publication is Journal of the Plague Year: three authors writing three stories, sharing the experiences of different people struggling to survive as their friends and families suffer around them. Orbital Decay by Malcolm Cross is a well-executed science fiction thriller. The claustrophobia of a space station, coupled with lingering Author: Allen Stroud.

    A Journal of the Plague Year, account of the Great Plague of London in –65, written by Daniel Defoe and published in Narrated by “H.F.,” an inhabitant of London who purportedly was an eyewitness to the devastation that followed the outbreak of bubonic plague, the book was a historical and fictional reconstruction by Defoe. A Journal of the Plague Year Book Summary and Study Guide. Daniel Defoe Booklist Daniel Defoe Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Journal of the Plague Year ; A Journal of the Plague Year is a semi-fictional account of one Londoner's experiences during the year of the great plague.

    Internet Archive BookReader A journal of the plague year Internet Archive. Internet Archive. Settings Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. A journal of the plague year. A journal of the plague year ← Back to item details. Unlike Daniel Defoe’s other books and novels, A Journal of the Plague Year is rarely read as a whole, although a number of writers, such as Virginia Woolf, testify to its impact. It is more.


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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 Author: Daniel Defoe. A Journal of the Plague Year is an account, a "journal", of one man's experiences in the yearin which the Great Plague struck the city of London.

The book is told mostly in the order things happened, as far as I can tell anyway, though there are no chapters, it's just all one big story, which/5(). Aug 10,  · A Journal of the Plague Year: Being Observations or Memorials of the Most Remarkable Occurences, as Well Public as Private, Which Happened in London During the Last Great Visitation in (Penguin Classics) (Paperback) - Common/5(81).

Jan 04,  · A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in March 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 is told roughly chronologically, though without /5.

Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year is a first-person, mostly nonlinear narrative told by protagonist H.F., an unmarried saddler whose name is only revealed by his signature at the end of the work. The Journal is a tale of his experiences during the plague that afflicted London in ; the work is thus fiction but is peppered with statistics, data, charts, and government documents.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Journal of the Plague Year at lphsbands.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(78).

Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of A Journal of the Plague Year book by Daniel Defoe. Defoe's Journal of the Plague Year is an extraordinary account of the devastation and human suffering inflicted on the city of London by the Great Plague of Free shipping over $/5(5).

Aug 26,  · About A Journal of the Plague Year. In the plague swept through London, claiming over 97, lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on his own memories, as well as his writing experience, to create this vivid chronicle of.

The story is very interesting with points never thought of before I read the book, BUT if the author was only a little boy during the actual plague year how did he know all this information. So the story could be factual but it seemed to have a little fiction thrown in for good measure.

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A Journal of the Plague Year Author: Daniel Defoe, Henry Morley. Jun 23,  · 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. Jan 16,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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.

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. Jul 30,  · One man's diary of a year in Vietnam during the Vietnam war,serving as a doctor, and very thought provoking.

Having read a review that slates the book I will go back and read it again, as I did not find it to be the poor book the other review suggested/5. A Journal of the Plague Year Daniel Defoe A Journal of the Plague Year essays are academic essays for citation.

These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe. 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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Jan 03,  · Rating: 3/5 Background information: The book was first published in It is believed that the author was too young to remember the plague as he was only five years old at the time of the Great Plague of London which struck during the years of.

First published in March57 years after the event that struck more thanpeople, Journal of the Plague Year is a compelling portrait of life during London's horrific bubonic plague.

Through the eyes of H.F. (speculated to be Defoe's uncle, Henry Foe, from whose journals the book was supposedly adapted) we witness great grief.

Aug 12,  · A Journal of the Plague Year: Large PrintBy Daniel DefoeJournalist and novelist, son of a butcher in St. Giles, where he was born His father being a Dissenter, he was educated at a Dissenting college at Newington with the view Brand: Abaddon.Get this from a library!

A journal of the plague year. [Daniel Defoe; Louis A Landa] -- 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.Jan 01,  · A Journal of the Plague Year, written by a citizen who continued all the while in London More ways to shop: Visit an Apple Store, call MY-APPLE, or find a reseller/5(9).