Complete Works of Samuel Pepys

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Publisher Description

The detailed private diary of Samuel Pepys, kept from 1660 until 1669, remains one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. His writings provide a vivid and fascinating combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of important events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London. This comprehensive eBook presents Pepys’ complete diary, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Pepys’ life and diary

* Concise introductions to several sections of the diary and other texts

* The complete diary, with individual contents tables and Henry B. Wheatley’s guiding notes

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Easily locate the sections of the diary you want to read

* Includes Pepys’ contemporary John Evelyn’s complete diary, providing an invaluable resource tool for the study of Pepys and his times

* Special criticism section, with six essays evaluating Pepys’ contribution to literature

* Features a bonus biography - discover Pepys’ life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Diary

BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF THE DIARY

DIARY ENTRIES: 1660-1661

DIARY ENTRIES: 1662-1663

DIARY ENTRIES: 1664-1665

DIARY ENTRIES: 1666-1667

DIARY ENTRIES: 1668-1669


The Diaries of John Evelyn

INTRODUCTION TO JOHN EVELYN AND HIS DIARY


The Criticism

SAMUEL PEPYS by Robert Louis Stevenson

SAMUEL PEPYS AND THE ROYAL NAVY by J. R. Tanner

MR. PEPYS by Robert Lynd

MASTER SAMUEL PEPYS by Andrew Lang

PEPYS AND SHAKESPEARE by Sir Sidney Lee

PEPYS’ DIARY by John Kelman


The Biography

SAMUEL PEPYS by Leslie Stephen


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GENRE
History
RELEASED
2015
August 19
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
2,808
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
11.5
MB

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