A Tale of a Tub and Other Satires

  • Title: A Tale of a Tub and Other Satires
  • Author: Jonathan Swift Kathleen Williams
  • ISBN: 9780460113472
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Tale of a Tub and Other Satires Swift s exuberant bawdy fable is a unique satire on politics religion fashion madness and on writing itself one which can be seen as anticipating the postmodern age with its witty digressions and
    Swift s exuberant, bawdy fable is a unique satire on politics, religion, fashion, madness and on writing itself one which can be seen as anticipating the postmodern age with its witty digressions and dissection of the art of fiction.Includes A tale of a tub.The battle of the books.A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit.A meditation upon a broom stSwift s exuberant, bawdy fable is a unique satire on politics, religion, fashion, madness and on writing itself one which can be seen as anticipating the postmodern age with its witty digressions and dissection of the art of fiction.Includes A tale of a tub.The battle of the books.A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit.A meditation upon a broom stick.A tritical essay upon the faculties of the mind.Mr Collins s discourse of free thinking.An argument against abolishing Christianity.A vindication of the Beggar s Opera Intelligencer III.Hints towards an essay on conversation.A modest proposal.

    • A Tale of a Tub and Other Satires - Jonathan Swift Kathleen Williams
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    About Jonathan Swift Kathleen Williams


    1. Jonathan Swift was an Anglo Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer first for Whigs then for Tories , and poet, famous for works like Gulliver s Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, The Drapier s Letters, The Battle of the Books, and A Tale of a Tub Swift is probably the foremost prose satirist in the English language, and is less well known for his poetry Swift published all of his works under pseudonyms such as Lemuel Gulliver, Isaac Bickerstaff, M.B Drapier or anonymously He is also known for being a master of two styles of satire the Horatian and Juvenalian styles.


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