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Johnson's Quarrel with Swift: Johnson's Part in the Swiftian Tradition
     

Johnson's Quarrel with Swift: Johnson's Part in the Swiftian Tradition

by Jordan Paul Richman
 

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Johnson was very close to Swift in the difficulties he had to face because of his poor health and difficult social positions. Both of these tortured men were able to impose their names on the two phases of 18th century life: The Age of Swift from 1700 to 1740 and the Age of Johnson to 1789. Swift predominated in the age of satire and Johnson in the age of

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Johnson was very close to Swift in the difficulties he had to face because of his poor health and difficult social positions. Both of these tortured men were able to impose their names on the two phases of 18th century life: The Age of Swift from 1700 to 1740 and the Age of Johnson to 1789. Swift predominated in the age of satire and Johnson in the age of biography and literary criticism.

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ISBN-13:
9781491818626
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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