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Journals of the Plague Years

by Thomas M. Disch

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sexually transmitted diseases -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNorman Spinrad.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.P55 J68 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 p. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1113776M
    ISBN 100553373994
    LC Control Number94039704
    OCLC/WorldCa31375235

    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. In , the Great Plague swept through London, claiming nearly , lives. In A Journal of the Plague Year, Defoe vividly chronicles the progress of the .

    1 day ago  In mid-February, as I do every year, I attended the Savannah Book Festival. I heard John Grisham talk about his latest novel, which is set in Savannah, with 1, other people in the audience.   The correspondences are so clear that it feels strange to remember that Defoe was describing events years ago – and that A Journal of the Plague Year, published in , is not even a.

    Expanded from a touring exhibition originated at Para Site in , this book critically analyzes historical and contemporary imaginations and politics of fear in the face of disease and the specter of contamination in society and culture. Scholars, artists, novelists, and journalists depart from Hong Kong's history of epidemic—the most recent being the SARS outbreak of , shortly. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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You must be bold and you must care about the afflicted.4/5. In Journals of the Plague Years, Mr. Spinrad takes us into a dystopian future world warped by a disease that makes unprotected sex a death sentence. Millions are dying and entire cities have become quarantine zone.4/5(6).

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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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