A Journal of the Plague Year
Daniel Defoe Henry Morley Henry Morley
Arcturus Publishing Limited
A fascinating story, packed with detail and incident brings 17th century London to life.
Complete with an historical introduction from Henry Morley, one of the earliest professors of English literature in Great Britain.
Published in a handsome hardback edition.
Daniel Defoe (c. 1660-1731) is considered to be one of the founders of the English novel, popularizing the form along with such writers as Samuel Richardson. In addition to his writing, he worked as a trader and as a spy. His canon of work includes more than 500 books, pamphlets and journals on a variety of topics including politics, crime and religion.
Henry Morley (1822 - 1894) was an English academic and one of the earliest professors of English literature in Great Britain. Morley was an an editor of and a contributor to several of Dickens' publications until he became a professor of English literature at University College London. His major work was English Writers, a 10-volume biography compilation.