Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel

Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel

by John Stubbs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393239423
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Pages: 752
Sales rank: 357,999
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

John Stubbs studied English at Oxford and Renaissance literature at Cambridge, where he completed a doctorate. John Donne was awarded a Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award and shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award. Stubbs lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

A Note on the Text xi

Introduction 1

1 Ireland and the Civil Wars 17

2 Upbringing 48

3 Abuses of Learning and Religion 80

4 The Temples and the Tub 116

5 Recovering Esther 179

6 Drifting with Whigs, 1702-1709 223

7 Recruited by Tories, 1710-1714 266

8 The Phantom Academy 328

9 Small Dominions 377

10 Bursting Bubbles 414

11 Dean Gulliver 471

12 Indecency and Indignation 538

13 The Last of the Gold 586

14 Sanctuary 611

Abbreviations 641

Notes 643

Further Reading and Reference 703

Acknowledgements 713

Index 717

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