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The historical sources of Defoe"s Journal of the plague year

illustrated by extracts from the original documents in the Burney collection and manuscript room in the British Museum

by Watson Nicholson

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Published by Stratford Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 177-182.

    Statementby Watson Nicholson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC178 .G71.72
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6624575M
    LC Control Number20007842
    OCLC/WorldCa381274

    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 year , in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is told roughly chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings.   The History of the Plague in London’ () 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 Great Fire of London. This work is among the first English novels. Like ‘Robinson Crusoe’, ‘Moll Flanders’ and several other of his novels, Defoe published this work as though it were based on.

    Abstract. Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year () is often categorized under the heading of realism. However, I argue that this does not adequately capture the operations of truth that prevail in this novel. The narrator, H.F., reiterates in numerous ways the proposition that what he needs to describe, to share the experiences of the plague, cannot possibly be described. 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 year , in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is told roughly chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings. (source: Wikipedia)/5(2).

    H.F.'s Meditations: A Journal of the Plague Year A JOURNAL of the Plague Year follows his-torical sources rather scrupulously: in a recent analysis, F. Bastian concludes that "the invented detail is small and inessential."' This historical material is narrated by H.F., who experiences and survives the plague year. He does more, however. A Journal of the Plague Year Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on A Journal of.


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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 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 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). 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.

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