Battle of the Books

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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays to people in high Society in Ireland. The Drapiers Letters were among them. Born in Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was niece to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, and writing sermons, returned home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in Ireland, writing the Drapier's Letters, Battle of the Books, and putting out other prose works. He died of an eye infection... More > in 1745.< Less
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July 2, 2017
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