Furbank, P. N. and Owens, W. R.
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A discussion of a pamphlet, 'A True Account of the Proceedings at Perth' (1716), which had been attributed to Daniel Defoe in the nineteenth century by James Crossley. Although clearly a work of fiction, and designed in part as propaganda in favour of the Septennial Act, the pamphlet has been drawn upon by historians as if it were a work of sober historical fact. Although it is not impossible that Defoe could have written it, there is remarkably little evidence that he did.
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|Copyright Holders:||1994 McMaster University|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
|Depositing User:||Jean Fone|
|Date Deposited:||19 Jul 2010 09:36|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2016 13:41|
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