The Essential Writings of Jonathan Swift
Authoritative Texts, Contexts, Criticism
Normal Price: $27.95
Your Price: $25.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $2.79! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.26 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Essential Writings of Jonathan Swift by Jonathan Swift
Book Description"Contexts" features a generous selection of contemporary materials, among them Swift's letters, autobiographical documents, and personal writings. "Criticism" provides readers with a wide chronological and thematic range of scholarly interpretations, divided into two sections. The first, "1745-1940," includes assessments by Henry Fielding, Samuel Johnson, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Makepeace Thackeray, D. H. Lawrence, W. B. Yeats, F. R. Leavis, and Andre Breton, among others. The second, "After 1940," is by subject and collects critical discussions of A Tale of the Tub, the poems, the English and Irish politics, and Gulliver's Travels, by Hugh Kenner, Marcus Walsh, Irvin Ehrenpreis, Penelope Wilson, Derek Mahon, S. J. Connolly, George Orwell, R. S. Crane, Jenny Mezciems, Ian Higgins, and Claude Rawson. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.
Buy Essential Writings of Jonathan Swift book by Jonathan Swift from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780393930658
Classification: Literary essays , Poetry by individual poets
Format: Paperback (236mm x 144mm x 30mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 23-Oct-2009
Country of Publication: United States
You might also like...
Great Fire of London by Samuel Pepys
Offers a selection from author's startlingly vivid and candid diary, including his famous account of the Great Fire.
Off the Books by J Peder Zane
An exploration of American culture and politics through the literary lens of a book review editor
Australian Dreams 1
A country where its ok to be a bigot. A country of refugees, refusing asylum. A country violating human rights, ignoring the pleas of the United Nations. A country open for business, with its trees, its coal, its uranium on the counter, its Reef and World Heritage areas on the line.
Age of Earthquakes by Shumon Basar» View more books like these...
Provides the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images and illustrations from over 30 contemporary artists.
Books By Author Jonathan Swift
Modest Proposal, Paperback (February 2015)
Features Jonathan Swift's (1667-1745) devastating short satire on how to solve a famine.
Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Classics: Level 16: Gulliver's Travels, Paperback (January 2014)
In Gulliver's Travels Gulliver sets out on a sea voyage hungry for adventure. He is shipwrecked on an island inhabited by tiny people - but every time Gulliver thinks things can't get any stranger, they always do TreeTops Classics are adapted and abridged versions of classic stories to enrich and extend children's reading experiences.
Journal to Stella, Hardback (December 2013)» View all books by Jonathan Swift
First critical edition for over 50 years, it sheds new light on Swift, his relationships and the historical period.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Essential Writings of Jonathan Swift book by Jonathan Swift and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Jonathan Swift
Claude Rawson is Maynard Mack Professor of English at Yale University. He is the author of God, Gulliver, and Genocide: Barbarism and the European Imagination: 1492-1945, English Satire and the Satire Tradition, and Satire and Sentiment, 1660-1830: Stress Points in the English Augustan Tradition. He is General Editor of the Works of Jonathan Swift (Cambridge University Press) and co-editor, with Ian Higgins, of the Oxford World Classics edition of Gulliver's Travels. Ian Higgins is the author of Swift's Politics: A Study in Disaffection (1994) and Jonathan Swift (2004), and is an editor (with Claude Rawson) of Gulliver's Travels (2005). He is a Reader in English at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia, where he teaches courses on early modern and eighteenth-century literature and on British imperial fiction.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2015. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.