Jonathan Swift, the British clergyman, moralist, satirist, poet, and political journalist, was born in Dublin, a few months after his father's death. He was ed...
CONTRIBUTIONS TO “THE TATLER.”
In the original dedication of the first volume of
“The Tatler” to Arthur Maynwaring Richard
Steele, its projector and editor, gives charact...
About the year 1720 it was generally acknowledged
in Ireland that there was a want there of the small
change, necessary in the transaction of petty dealings
with shopkeepers and tradesmen. ...
By the late
Published from the
Last manuscript Copy, Corrected and
Enlarged by the Author’s own hand.
Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand:&nbs...
The Irish poet, political writer, and clergyman Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) ranks as the foremost prose satirist in the English language and as one of the greatest satirists in world literature.Jonatha...
Seventeenth-century British writer Jonathan Swift is considered to be perhaps the foremost prose satirist in the English language and one of the greatest masters of that form in world literature. Thro...
On 14 August 1725, Jonathan Swift wrote to his friend Charles Ford: "I have finished my Travells, and I am now transcribing them; they are admirable Things, and will wonderfully mend the World." At ...
(Editor's note: In a departure from normal DLB procedure, the author cites conjectural dates of composition, instead of dates of publication, after Swift 's titles in the text.)Jonathan Swift --autho...
For most general readers, the name Jonathan Swift is associated only with his satiric masterpiece Gulliver's Travels. They are not aware that, in addition to it and hundreds of poems, he wrote a great...
Biography EssayOn 14 August 1725, Jonathan Swift wrote to his friend Charles Ford: "I have finished my Travells, and I am now transcribing them; they are admirable Things, and will wonderfully mend th...
Jonathan Swift was an Irish author born on November 30, 1667, in Dublin, Ireland. As a child he depended on the charity of his uncles. They funded his education at Trinity College, where he attempted ...