Johnathan Swift A Literary Life (Literary Lives) by Joseph McMinn

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .

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Subjects:

  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Swift, Jonathan,
  • Literary,
  • 18th Century English Prose,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • 1667-1745,
  • 18th century,
  • Authors, Irish,
  • Biography,
  • Swift, Jonathan,,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10384971M
ISBN 100312052758
ISBN 109780312052751

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Besides the celebrated novel Gulliver’s Travels (), he wrote such shorter works as A Tale of a Tub () and “A Modest Proposal” (). Swift’s father, Jonathan Swift the elder, was an Englishman.

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