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Jonathan Swift (Routledge Revivals) : Political Writer.

Author: Alan Downie
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Routledge revivals.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1984, this biography gives an account of Jonathan Swift's political ideas and provides a critical commentary on his major works. With its emphasis on Swift as a political writer, the title offers a revision of the prevailing view of Swift's politics and its application in the study of his works. Alan Downie argues that in terms of the party politics of the day Swift is neither a Whig nor Tory.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Downie, Alan.
Jonathan Swift (Routledge Revivals) : Political Writer.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Named Person: Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Downie
ISBN: 9781317605799 1317605799
OCLC Number: 884014899
Description: 1 online resource (410 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Chronological Table; Part One Days of Deference, 1667-1700; 1 Infancy; 2 Education; 3 Moor Park; 4 Swift and the Church; Part Two Friend of the Great, 1701-1714; 5 Swift and the Whigs; 6 A Tale of a Tub; 7 Vicar of Laracor; 8 Swift and the Tories; 9 Dean of St Patrick's; Part Three Hibernian Patriot, 1714-1745; 10 Exile; 11 Swift and Ireland; 12 Swift and Walpole; 13 Gulliver's Travels; 14 Swift, the Opposition and Ireland; 15 A Man of Rhimes. 16 A Driv'ler and a Show?Appendix I: Swift's Reputed Marriage to Stella; Appendix II: Swift's Alleged Jacobitism; Abbreviations used in the Notes; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Routledge revivals.

Abstract:

First published in 1984, this biography gives an account of Jonathan Swift's political ideas and provides a critical commentary on his major works. With its emphasis on Swift as a political writer, the title offers a revision of the prevailing view of Swift's politics and its application in the study of his works. Alan Downie argues that in terms of the party politics of the day Swift is neither a Whig nor Tory. Swift thought of himself as an 'Old Whig', and said he was 'of the old Whig principles, without the modern articles and refinements'. Downie shows how Swift's writings consistently.

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