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The Cambridge companion to Jonathan Swift

Author: Christopher Fox
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores crucial dimensions of Swift's life and works. In addition to ensuring a broad coverage of Swift's writing-including early and later works as well as the better known-this book also offers a way into current critical and theorectical issues surrounding the author. Special emphasis is placed on Swift's vexed relationship with the land of his birth, Ireland; and on his place as a political writer in a highly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Named Person: Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Fox
ISBN: 0521802474 9780521802475 0521002834 9780521002837
OCLC Number: 50476629
Description: xiii, 283 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Swift's life / Joseph McMinn --
Politics and history / David Oakleaf --
Swift the Irishman / Carole Fabricant --
Swift's reading / Brean Hammond --
Swift and women / Margaret Anne Doody --
Swift's satire and parody / Michael F. Suarez --
Money and economics / Patrick Kelly --
Language and style / Ian Higgins --
Swift and religion / Marcus Walsh --
Swift the poet / Pat Rogers --
A Tale of Tub and early prose / Judith C. Mueller --
Gulliver's Travels and the later writings / J. Paul Hunter --
Classic Swift / Seamus Deane.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Fox.
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