- A Journal of the Plague Year. Martyn, Christopher // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/6/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7622, p725
The article reviews the book "A Journal of the Plague Year," by Daniel Defoe.
- THE PLAGUE: MEDICAL AND HISTORICAL CHARACTERIZATION. REPRESENTATION IN LITERATURE (CASE STUDY: "A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR BY DANIEL DEFOE"). Jeican, Ionut Isaia; Botis, Florin Ovidiu; Gheban, Dan // Romanian Journal of Infectious Diseases;2014, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p124
The article presents the medical and historical characterization of the pest from the perspective of current scientific knowledge, together with the descriptions outlined in Defoe's novel "A Journal of the Plague Year" regarding the medical aspects of this pathology.
- THE VEHICLE OF URGENCY. Gilliatt, Penelope // New Yorker;5/12/1973, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p118
This article reviews the book "A Journal of the Plague Year," by Daniel Defoe.
- The Early Novel and Catastrophe. Juengel, Scott J. // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall2009, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p443
The author explores the catastrophe genre in early novels. He cites several novels of this genre including "Body of This Death," by William Haver, and "Journal of the Plague Year" and "The Storm," by Daniel Defoe. These novels depict mass deaths brought about by calamities such as massacres,...
- A Journal of the Plague Year. Ford-Smith, Alice // Medical History;Oct2012, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p591
The article reviews the book "A Journal of the Plague Year," revised edition, by Daniel Defoe, edited by David Landa and Louis Roberts, part of the Oxford World Classics book series.
- LIES, DAMNED LIES, AND STATISTICS: EPISTEMOLOGY AND FICTION IN DEFOE'S A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR. Seager, Nicholas // Modern Language Review;Jul2008, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p639
This article considers Defoe's use of statistical data in his historical novel A Journal of the Plague Year, a device generally considered as a means of supplying a work of fiction with verisimilitude. Re-evaluating Defoe's attitude to the science of political arithmetic and the earliest...
- "It was impossible to know these People": Secondary Qualities and the Form of Character in A Journal of the Plague Year. Thompson, Helen // Eighteenth Century: Theory & Interpretation (University of Penns;Summer2013, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p153
The article presents literary criticism of the book "A Journal of the Plague Year" by Daniel Defoe. It references theories on the senses, sensation and perception developed by philosophers Robert Boyle and John Locke. Particular focus is given to the role of character in the novel and to Boyle's...
- A Journal of the Plague Year. Ford-Smith, Alice // Medical History;Jan2012, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p98
The article reviews the book "A Journal of the Plague Year," by Daniel Defoe, edited by Louis Landa and David Roberts, part of the Oxford World's Classics series.
- Dissembling Defoe. // Wilson Quarterly;Autumn2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p74
The article discusses conflicting views of author Daniel Defoe as explained in the article "The Greatest Liar" by Nicholson Baker in the July-August 2009 issue of the "Columbia Journalism Review" journal. Defoe's novel "Robinson Crusoe" was originally published as a memoir, and Defoe admitted...