Gulliver's Travels: Based on the 1726 Text: Contexts, Criticism
W. W. Norton & Company
November 02, 2001
5.07 X 8.4 X 0.98 inches | 1.09 pounds
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About the Author
Anglo-Irish author Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin on November 20, 1667. He was best known for his political satire in pieces such as A Modest Proposal and Gulliver's Travels. After spending his youth in London, he returned to Dublin to serve as the Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral. He died on October 19, 1745.
ALBERT J. RIVERO is Professor of English at Marquette University. He is the author of The Plays of Henry Fielding: A Critical Study of His Dramatic Career, and editor of New Essays on Samuel Richardson, Augustan Subjects: Essays in Honor of Martin C. Battestin and Critical Essays of Henry Fielding.