The Writings of Jonathan Swift
This volume contains the complete and definitive texts of virtually all
of Swift's major works, as well as a generous selection of his poetry
and other writings.
Included 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
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
- May 1973
- 5.2 × 8.4 in
/ 752 pages
- Territory Rights: Worldwide