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The Essential Writings of Jonathan Swift Paperback – Sep 9 2009


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  • Paperback: 904 pages
  • Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc (Np); 1 edition (Sept. 9 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393930653
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393930658
  • Product Dimensions: 1.4 x 0.3 x 2.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 771 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #390,326 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

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.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
A Good Collection, but Printed too Small Nov. 7 2011
By Peter - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This book is an excellent collection of Swift's various writings, including poetry. My only complaint
is that the size of type is too small.
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Jonathan Swift is a master Jan. 29 2014
By lemahast - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I bought it to reread "A Modest Proposal" (read it in college) and enjoyed reading the rest of the book very much.


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