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Swift : the man, his works, and the age

Ehrenpreis, Irvin

Swift : the man, his works, and the age

by Ehrenpreis, Irvin

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Published by Methuen, c1962-1983. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745

  • Edition Notes

    Library has: vol. 1, c. 2; vol. 2-3, c. 1. Volume 3 published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. Includes bibliography.

    StatementIrvin Ehrenpreis.. --
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19230162M

    Displeased with the ways of the world, Swift felt responsible to try to reform it. Religious corruption was highly and strongly attacked along with the useless application of scientific knowledge in his works. Swift felt that man could never achieve perfection. He often. While Swift's contribution to most fields of thought has generally been well received, his science is normally considered along with the third book of Gulliver's Travels; and the usual practice is to condemn first it was thought that Swift's criticism of Newtonian science in the third book of Gulliver's Travels was written at short notice, in which case it would be peripheral to the.

    Jonathan Swift, , BY: John Middleton Murry Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age, –83, BY: Irvin Ehrenpreis, DETAILS: (3 vols.) Jonathan Swift: Preacher and Jester, , BY: Peter Steele Author of books: A Tale of a Tub () Gulliver's Travels (, novel) A Modest Proposal (, essay) Do you know something we don't?Born: Jonathan Swift () was born in Dublin. His father, Jonathan Swift Sr., a lawyer and an English civil servant, died seven month's before his son was born. Abigail Erick, Swift's mother, was left without private income to support her family. Swift was taken or "stolen" to England by his nurse, and at the age of four he was sent back to.

    Swift, Jonathan (). Anglo-Irish Satirist. Jonathan Swift was one of the eighteenth century’s great writers. Alert to all manner of phoniness, endowed with remarkable talents for parody, and skeptical of modern trends, Swift was a deadly satirist who exposed the moral failings of his age and presented a formidable critique of Enlightenment thought. During his Moor Park years, Swift met the daughter of Temple's housekeeper, a girl just 8 years old named Esther Johnson. When they first met, she was 15 years Swift's junior, but despite the age Born:


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Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. Jonathan Swift (30 November – 19 October ) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, hence his common sobriquet, "Dean Swift".

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A Tale of a Tub was the first major work written by Jonathan Swift, arguably his most difficult satire and perhaps his most Tale is a prose parody divided into sections each delving into the morals and ethics of the English.

Composed between andit was eventually published in It was long regarded as a satire on religion, and has famously been attacked for that. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography Jonathan Swift is best remembered today as the author of Gulliver’s Travels, the satiric fantasy that quickly became a classic and has remained in print for nearly three Swift also wrote many other influential works, was a major political and religious figure in his time, and became a national hero, beloved for.

Irvin Ehrenpreis, author of the three-volume biography “Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age” (), comes in for some takedowns, particularly on sexual matters, that are Swiftian in.

Leo Damrosch begins with some of these questions in Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World, a fine biography that is also a running engagement with other students of Swift.

Chief among those is Irvin Ehrenpreis, whose massive three-volume work, Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age, might have been thought the last word on the great man if.

Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age, Volume 2: Dr. Swift it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving 4/5(1). Damrosch, the Ernest Bembaum Research Professor of Literature at Harvard University, lets us know at once that his Swift will serve two ends: it will correct, update, and thus improve the standing authoritative biography, namely Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age, 3 volumes () by Irvin Ehrenpreis (), a former colleague of.

In his outstanding biography Swift: the Man, his Works, and the Age () Irvin Ehrenpreis has emphasised the importance of Swift’s connection with Ireland in understanding his works.

While J. Downie has devoted a chapter to Swift and Ireland in his book Swift: Political Writer (), Robert Mahony has contributed to the discussion.

She has chosen not to write a minutely detailed, comprehensive biography -- that has already been done by Irvin Ehrenpreis, the author of the three-volume "Swift, the Man, His Works and the Age" -- but to provide an extended version of what was known in Swift's time as a "character," a written portrait.

In his book Literature and Western Man, author J.B. Priestley even cites the final chapters of Gulliver's Travels as proof of Swift's approaching "insanity".

In part VIII of his series, The Story of Civilization, Will Durant describes the final years of Swift's life as such. The letters have been collected by H Williams, and there is a massive life by Ehrenpreis, Swift: The Man, His Works and His Age.

Criticism George Orwell has an excellent essay on Gulliver in. Johnathan Swift lived through the first two phases of the 18th century; his works enable readers to appreciate and understand the political contexts of the early eighteenth century.

Many bills were introduced in the sessions of Annie’s parliament to stop the rising trend of writings that attacked the Anglican Church.Anne Long (c. – 22 December ), was born at Draycot Cerne, Wiltshire, one of six children of James Long (died c.

) and his wife, Susanna, née Strangways.A celebrated beauty, she was the granddaughter of Sir James Long, 2nd Baronet, and of another leading civil war politician, Giles Strangways (–).

She seems to have spent much of her childhood at her maternal.