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POETRY dictated by JONATHAN SWIFT By alexa pope
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These inedited writings in poem form are not my work. I only act as a scribe, as a certain gentleman by the name of Dean Jonathan Swift passes the thoughts and words through my mind and I write down... More > whatever I hear him say. I have had this contact for a long time and I am very pleased to be able to put them into print. As I now have decided to share them with the world, this edition is only book number one. There is much more to come. take this warning as given ,that you can only read one or two writings per day, as it may blow your mind as it has done to me in the past. May your God go with you Alexa Pope.< Less
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift By Stuart Matranga
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This edition of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift is edited for young readers, yet preserves the intent and ideas of Swift's masterpiece. This allegory of the hypocrisy of humanity is, at its... More > heart, a romance of the possible, hinting at a society we might have if only we heeded our better natures.< Less
Swift By Leslie Stephen
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The chief materials for a life of Swift are to be found in his writings and correspondence. The best edition is the second of the two edited by Scott (1814 and 1824). In 1751 Lord Orrery published... More > Remarks upon the Life and Writings of Dr. Jonathan Swift. Orrery, born 1707, had known Swift from about 1732. His remarks give the views of a person of quality of more ambition than capacity, and more anxious to exhibit his own taste than to give full or accurate information.< Less
Greatest Works of Jonathan Swift: A Tale of a Tub, The Battle of the Books, The Drapier's Letters, Gulliver's Travels, & A Modest Proposal By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, poet and cleric. Swift is probably the foremost prose satirist in the English language; known for being a master of two styles... More > of satire: the Horatian and Juvenalian styles. In 1729, published "A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland Being a Burden on Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick", a satire in which the narrator, recommends that Ireland's poor escape their poverty by selling their children as food to the rich. This collection, contains his best works, in their original editions: A Tale of a Tub, The Battle of the Books, The Drapier's Letters, Gulliver's Travels & A Modest Proposal.< Less
Ireland in the Days of Dean Swift - Irish Tracts By Jonathan Swift
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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 Irish... More > Tracts include the most prevalent of these Essays and Letters. Born in Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was married to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. His Cousin was married to Sir Walter Raleigh. 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, returning home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in his home country, writing the Drapier's Letters, and other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less
Ireland in the Days of Dean Swift - Irish Tracts By Jonathan Swift
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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 Irish... More > Tracts include the most prevalent of these Essays and Letters. Born in Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was married to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. His Cousin was married to Sir Walter Raleigh. 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, returning home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in his home country, writing the Drapier's Letters, and other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, (which is the full title), is a prose... More > satire by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human nature and the "travellers' tales" literary subgenre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. He himself claimed that he wrote Gulliver's Travels "to vex the world rather than divert it". The book became popular as soon as it was published. John Gay wrote in a 1726 letter to Swift that "It is universally read, from the cabinet council to the nursery.< Less
A Tale of a Tub (Illustrated) By Jonathan Swift
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A Tale of a Tub was the first major work written by Jonathan Swift. The Tale is a prose parody which is divided into sections of "digression" and a "tale" of three brothers, each... More > representing one of the main branches of western Christianity. The "tale" presents a consistent satire of religious excess, while the digressions are a series of parodies of contemporary writing in literature, politics, theology, Biblical exegesis, and medicine.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships, is a... More > novel by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver's Travels, whose full title is Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, (1726, amended... More > 1735), is a prose satire[1][2] by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human nature and the "travellers' tales" literary subgenre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. He himself claimed that he wrote Gulliver's Travels "to vex the world rather than divert it". This book Redesign was done by Sarah Talbot.< Less

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