A Journal of the Plague Year

@inproceedings{Defoe2009AJO,
  title={A Journal of the Plague Year},
  author={Daniel Defoe},
  year={2009}
}
  • D. Defoe
  • Published 17 July 2009
  • Medicine, History
148 pp. This Renascence Edition was transcribed by Risa Stephanie Bear, February, 2008, from the text as found in A Journal of the/Plague Year/Being Observations or Memorials/of the most Remarkable Occurences, as/well Publick as Private, which/happened in London during/the last Great Visitation in 1665/Written by a Citizen who continued all the/while in London. Never made publick before, Volume 6 of The Shakespeare Head edition of the novels and selected writings of Daniel Defoe. Oxford… 
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Epilogue: In Times of Plague
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Plague and Nonconformity
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TLDR
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Intimacy, Survival, and Resistance: Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year
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Infection, Media, and Capitalism: From Early Modern Plagues to Postmodern Zombies
This essay examines the shift in fictional representations of plague and viral infection in relation to technological, medial, and economic developments. Ben Jonson's play The Alchemist and Daniel
"A Dreadful Course of Calamities": Roxana 's Ending Reconsidered
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A Gothic History of the British Novel
Over two centuries ago, Sir Walter Scott set the generic standard for the novel by singling out Jane Austen’s Emma as the first mature example of ‘the art of copying from nature as she really exists
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But it was the Government, and we cou'd say nothing to hinder it; we cou'd only say, it was not our doing, and we could not answer for it
  • But it was the Government, and we cou'd say nothing to hinder it; we cou'd only say, it was not our doing, and we could not answer for it
Giles's and the Westminster End of the Town, and it was in its Height in all that part by about the Middle of July, viz. in St. Giles in the Fields
  • Giles's and the Westminster End of the Town, and it was in its Height in all that part by about the Middle of July, viz. in St. Giles in the Fields
Martin's in the Fields, and in Westminster: The latter End of July it de-creased in those Parishes, and coming East, it encreased prodigiously in Cripplegate
  • Martin's in the Fields, and in Westminster: The latter End of July it de-creased in those Parishes, and coming East, it encreased prodigiously in Cripplegate
The Author of this Journal, lyes buried in that very Ground, being at his own Desire, his Sister having been buried there a few Years before
  • The Author of this Journal, lyes buried in that very Ground, being at his own Desire, his Sister having been buried there a few Years before