1st Edition

Swift: The Man, his Works, and the Age

    2194 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published between 1962 and 1983, this three volume set is an extensive and detailed biography of Swift’s life, based on a wealth of primary sources.

    In each volume, Swift’s life is set against the public events of the age to provide a thorough insight into the social, economic, political, and religious context in which he lived. Close readings are also made of many of his works, including A Tale of a Tub, The Battle of Books, and Gulliver’s Travels.

    1. Mr Swift and his Contemporaries; 2. Dr Swift; 3. Dean Swift


    Irvin Ehrenpreis