The Resource A Journal of the plague year : authoritative text, backgrounds, contexts, criticism, Daniel Defoe ; edited by Paula R. Backscheider

A Journal of the plague year : authoritative text, backgrounds, contexts, criticism, Daniel Defoe ; edited by Paula R. Backscheider

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A Journal of the plague year : authoritative text, backgrounds, contexts, criticism
Title
A Journal of the plague year
Title remainder
authoritative text, backgrounds, contexts, criticism
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Defoe ; edited by Paula R. Backscheider
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the annotated text of Daniel Defoe's fictionalized account of what it was like to live in London in 1665 when the city was in the grip of plague, and includes background on the London epidemic and other outbreaks, essays on the theme of community in crisis, and critical reviews of the novel
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DLC
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1661?-1731
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Defoe, Daniel
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maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR3404
LC item number
.J6 1992
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Backscheider, Paula R
Series statement
A Norton critical edition
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  • Defoe, Daniel
  • London (England)
  • England
  • Plague
  • Plague
  • Pest (ziekte)
  • Epidemieën
  • Romance Ingles
  • Aufsatzsammlung
Label
A Journal of the plague year : authoritative text, backgrounds, contexts, criticism, Daniel Defoe ; edited by Paula R. Backscheider
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [360]-361)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The text of a Journal of the plague year -- Backgrounds: The plague of 1665 and the threat of 1720-21: Orders conceived and published by the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the city of London, concerning the infection of the plague, 1665 -- From reflections on the weekly bills of mortality and natural and political observations upon the bills of mortality / John Graunt -- Necessary directions for the prevention and cure of the plague in 1665 / College of physicians -- From God's terrible voice in the city / Thomas Vincent -- From Loimologia: or, an historical account of the plague in London in 1665 / Nathaniel Hodges -- From Applebee's original weekly journal / Daniel Defoe -- From the Daily journal -- Quarantine act of 1721 / The London Gazette -- A short discourse concerning pestilential contagion, and the methods to be used to prevent it / Richard Mead -- The plague at Athens / Thucydides -- The first day / Giovanni Boccaccio -- From The wonderful year / Thomas Dekker -- From The plague / Albert Camus -- Panopticism / Michel Foucault -- From AIDS and its metaphors / Susan Sontag -- Epilogue to someone was here / George Whitmore -- Public informational material about AIDS -- Daniel De Foe / Sir Walter Scott -- Religion, science, and medicine in A journal of the plague year / Louis A. landa -- H.F.'s meditations: A journal of the plague year / Everett Zimmerman -- Epilogue: a Journal of the plague year as epitome / John J. Richetti -- Defoe and the disordered city / Maximillian E. Novak -- The city and the rise of the penitentiary: A journal of the plague year / John Bender -- Formation, process, and transition in A journal of the plague year / Michelle Brandwein
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 361 pages
Isbn
9780393961881
Lccn
91021599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)23939776
  • (OCoLC)ocm23939776
Label
A Journal of the plague year : authoritative text, backgrounds, contexts, criticism, Daniel Defoe ; edited by Paula R. Backscheider
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [360]-361)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The text of a Journal of the plague year -- Backgrounds: The plague of 1665 and the threat of 1720-21: Orders conceived and published by the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the city of London, concerning the infection of the plague, 1665 -- From reflections on the weekly bills of mortality and natural and political observations upon the bills of mortality / John Graunt -- Necessary directions for the prevention and cure of the plague in 1665 / College of physicians -- From God's terrible voice in the city / Thomas Vincent -- From Loimologia: or, an historical account of the plague in London in 1665 / Nathaniel Hodges -- From Applebee's original weekly journal / Daniel Defoe -- From the Daily journal -- Quarantine act of 1721 / The London Gazette -- A short discourse concerning pestilential contagion, and the methods to be used to prevent it / Richard Mead -- The plague at Athens / Thucydides -- The first day / Giovanni Boccaccio -- From The wonderful year / Thomas Dekker -- From The plague / Albert Camus -- Panopticism / Michel Foucault -- From AIDS and its metaphors / Susan Sontag -- Epilogue to someone was here / George Whitmore -- Public informational material about AIDS -- Daniel De Foe / Sir Walter Scott -- Religion, science, and medicine in A journal of the plague year / Louis A. landa -- H.F.'s meditations: A journal of the plague year / Everett Zimmerman -- Epilogue: a Journal of the plague year as epitome / John J. Richetti -- Defoe and the disordered city / Maximillian E. Novak -- The city and the rise of the penitentiary: A journal of the plague year / John Bender -- Formation, process, and transition in A journal of the plague year / Michelle Brandwein
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 361 pages
Isbn
9780393961881
Lccn
91021599
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23939776
  • (OCoLC)ocm23939776

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