The Writings of Jonathan Swift
Authoritative Texts, Backgrounds, Criticism
By (author) Jonathan Swift
Volume editor Robert A. Greenberg
Edited by William Bowman Piper
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Writings of Jonathan Swift by Jonathan Swift
Book DescriptionIncluded 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 DetailsISBN: 9780393094152
(213mm x 132mm x 22mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1973
Country of Publication: United States
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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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