The Cambridge Companion to Jonathan Swift / Edition 1by Christopher Fox
Pub. Date: 10/31/2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
In addition to ensuring broad coverage of Jonathan Swift's writing by including early, as well as more well-known later works, this Companion offers access to current critical and theoretical issues concerning the author. Special emphasis is placed on Swift's problematic relationship with the land of his birth, Ireland, and on his place as a political writer in a highly politicized age.
Table of ContentsList of illustrations; Chronology; List of abbreviations; Introduction Christopher Fox; 1. Swift's life Joseph McMinn; 2. Politics and history David Oakleaf; 3. Swift the Irishman Carole Fabricant; 4. Swift's reading Brean Hammond; 5. Swift and women Margaret Anne Doody; 6. Swift's satire and parody Michael F. Suarez, S.J.; 7. Money and economics Patrick Kelly; 8. Language and style Ian Higgins; 9. Swift and religion Marcus Walsh; 10. Swift the poet Pat Rogers; 11. A Tale of Tub and early prose Judith C. Mueller; 12. Gulliver's Travels and the later writings J. Paul Hunter; 13. Classic Swift Seamus Deane; Further reading.
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