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The Battle of the Books and other Short Pieces Annotated

ByJonathan Swift

The Battle of the Books is the name of a short satire written by Jonathan Swift and published as part of the prolegomena to his A Tale of a Tub in 1704. It depicts a literal battle between books in the King's Library, as ideas and authors struggle for supremacy. Because of the satire, The Battle of the Books has become a term for the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns. It is one of his earliest well known works.

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Publication Date
Sep 7, 2020
Language
English
ISBN
9781716600319
Category
Fiction
Copyright
Some Rights Reserved - Creative Commons (CC BY)
Contributors
By (author): Jonathan Swift

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Format
EPUB

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