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THE PLAGUE: MEDICAL AND HISTORICAL CHARACTERIZATION. REPRESENTATION IN LITERATURE (CASE STUDY: “A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR BY DANIEL DEFOE”)
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
Keywords: Plague, Yersinia Pestis, A Journal of the Plague Year, Daniel Defoe