Plague Writing in Early Modern England

Plague Writing in Early Modern England

by Ernest B. Gilman


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ISBN-13: 9780226294094
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/29/2009
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Ernest B. Gilman is professor of English at New York University. He is the author of three books, including Iconoclasm and Poetry in the English Reformation, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction: The View from the Mountain

Chapter 1: Diagnosing Plague Narratives
Chapter 2: The Plague and the Word
Chapter 3: Jonson, Regime Change, and the Plague of 1603
Chapter 4: Here Lies Ben Jonson
Chapter 5: John Donne: Translating the Plague
Chapter 6: Writing the “Great Plague”: Pepys and Defoe

Conclusion: The View from Here
Works Cited

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