Jonathan Swift: A Literary Life - Literary Lives (Hardback)Joseph McMinn (author)
Hardback 172 Pages / Published: 03/04/1991
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This biography emphasises the extraordinary versatility and resourcefulness of a lifetime spent serving the public interest with the pen. At the same time, it shows Swift's distinctive love of writing for personal entertainment and diversion, with little or no interest in publication. While remaining a fiercely committed writer, he always tried to preserve, especially in his poetry and letters, a literature dedicated to friendship. Swift's literary career comprises much more than the well-known satires.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 172
Weight: 390 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm
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