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The poetry of Jonathan Swift

Robert C. Elliott

The poetry of Jonathan Swift

papers read at a Clark Library seminar, 20 January 1979

by Robert C. Elliott

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Poetic works,
  • Verse satire, English -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Robert C. Elliott, Arthur H. Scouten.
    ContributionsScouten, Arthur Hawley, 1910-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3728.P58 E4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 54 p. ;
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3143455M
    LC Control Number82620953

      The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, Volume 8 () by Jonathan Swift, edited by Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols, John Boyle, Patrick Delany, John Hawkesworth, Deane Swift, William Bowyer, John Birch, and George Faulkner On Poetry, a Rhapsody. Then, lest with Greek he overrun ye, Procure the book for love or money, Translated from Boileau's translation,[13] And quote quotation on quotation. Literature Network» Jonathan Swift» On Poetry: a Rhapsody. Jonathan Swift. Fiction. A Tale of a Tub. Gulliver's Travels. The Battle of the Books. Non-Fiction. The Drapier's Letters.

    Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin on November 30th, and died there on October 19th, The external events of his life, his ups and downs, are well known, but scholars differ when each. Description. Jonathan Swift (30 November – 19 October ) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, is remembered for works such as A Tale of a Tub (), An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity (), Gulliver's Travels (), and A Modest.

    Analysis Of The Book ' Gulliver 's Travels ' Essay Words | 8 Pages. In his book, Gulliver’s Travels, it is hard to miss the various references that its author, Johnathan Swift, makes concerning bodily functions. Yet, this is more than the bawdy, juvenile toilet humor one would encounter in a cheeky T.V. show for it has a literary purpose. Poetry was never the form in which Jonathan Swift’s talents were exhibited at their greatest, but his incisive satirical wit made his verses a powerful political weapon and a strong defense of.


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Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin, Ireland on 30 Novembersecond child and only son of Jonathan Swift and Abigaile Erick Swift. His father was dead before Jonathan, Junior was born, so the child's education was arranged by other relatives.

Jonathan graduated from Trinity Colege, Dublin, in and then went to England to try his luck. On Poetry: A Rapsody Jonathan Swift And sold by J. Huggonson, next to Kent's Coffee-house, near Serjeant's-inn, in Chancery-lane; [and] at the bookseller's and pamphletshops, - English poetry.

Annual Jonathan SWIFT Creative Writing Awards, County Dublin, Ireland. likes 1 talking about this. The Annual JONATHAN SWIFT Awards is organised by Followers: Essays and criticism on Jonathan Swift, including the works Antipoetic practices, “Verses wrote in a Lady’s Ivory Table-Book”, Savage satire, “The Description of a Salamander”, Classical.

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