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Writings of Jonathan Swift
By Jonathan Swift

The Writings of Jonathan Swift

Authoritative Texts, Backgrounds, Criticism

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Writings of Jonathan Swift by Jonathan Swift

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Included are Gulliver's Travels, A Tale of a Tub, The Battel of the Books, A Discourse Concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit, numerous essays and other prose pieces, and poems, among them several that are rarely reprinted. All of the texts are scrupulously edited and annotated. Backgrounds includes correspondence between Swift and members of his circle and observations by his contemporaries. Criticism offers evaluations by Norman O. Brown, Samuel Holt Monk, Allan Bloom, Nigel Dennis, Edward W. Rosenheim, Jr., A. E. Dyson, William Frost, C. J. Rawson, Kathleen Williams, Martin Price, Robert M. Adams, and Jay Arnold Levine. An Annotated Bibliography guides the reader to important works for further study.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393094152
ISBN-10: 0393094154
Format: Paperback
(213mm x 132mm x 22mm)
Pages: 752
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1973
Country of Publication: United States

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Understanding Business in the Global Economy by Jonathan Swift Understanding Business in the Global Economy, Paperback / softback (December 2016)

Focussing on the way in which relationships at various levels underpin international business activities this book presents a contemporary and realistic analysis of International Business in action. The concept of change permeates the text, highlighting the dynamic and often turbulant nature of international business and management.

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift Gulliver's Travels, Paperback (July 2016)

Parodying the popular travel accounts of its time, Gulliver's Travels is not only a tour de force of imaginative and comic writing, which has thrilled readers of all ages for almost three centuries, but also a masterly, merciless satire on Western society and human nature.

Gulliver by Jonathan Swift Gulliver, Hardback (November 2015)

Lost in a land of small people, Gulliver has to learn their ways and avoid starving! Then he lands in a country of giants. A beautifully illustrated and energetic retelling of one of the world's favourite stories.

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Author Biography - Jonathan Swift

Robert A. Greenberg was Professor of English at Queens College, City University of New York, and taught at Cornell and New York University. He was co-author of Robert Frost: An Introduction and Modern Essays: A Rhetorical Approach, and editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Gulliver's Travels. William B. Piper is Professor Emeritus of English at Rice University. He has taught at Cornell University, the University of Louisville, and Western Reserve University. He has published Laurence Sterne, The Heroic Couplet, The Literature of Common Sense, and many scholarly articles.

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