Published fifty-seven years after the outbreak, Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year recounts the events of the Great Plague of London in 1665. The text’s vigilant narrator, known only as H.F., chronicles the disease as it spreads across the city.
Daniel Defoe’s 1722 novel A Journal of the Plague Year is an interesting example of the double-voiced discourse that characterized the literature of the eighteenth century.
Journal of the Plague Year and Frankenstein The Plague and Frankenstein The quest for knowledge is eternal and almost never-ending.People devote their lives to studying and advancing their knowledge, but their advancement is always held in check by society and the people who studied before them.Several novels have been written which explore the effect knowledge and its limitations can have on.
A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR: A Journal of the Plague Year is the title of a journal written by Daniel Defoe, an English journalist and novelist, in 1722. The journalism of the early 18th century took the opinions and fashions of the capital city, London, to the whole nation with many effects in ways of thinking (qtd. R. Carter, 96).
A Journal of the Plague Year. Revised Edition. Daniel Defoe Edited by Louis Landa and David Roberts Oxford World's Classics. 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 1665 which continues to exert a powerful fascination.; The lively Introduction relates the Journal to Defoe's best.
A Journal of the Plague Year, which is a fictional first-hand account of the bubonic plague, was written and published just before Moll Flanders (also in 1722).
A Journal of the Plague Year is a 1722 historical novel written by English writer and journalist Daniel Defoe.It is, essentially, a chronological and well-researched account of the Great Plague.
A Journal of the Plague Year is Daniel Defoe’s novel of the Great Plague of London in 1665, published fifty-seven years after the event in 1722. Defoe intended the book as a warning. At the time of publication there was alarm that plague in Marseilles could cross into England.