Complete Works of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys

Complete Works of Samuel Pepys

By Samuel Pepys

  • Release Date: 2015-08-19
  • Genre: Europe
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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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