Format:
Book
Author:
Stubbs, John, 1977- author.
Title:
Jonathan Swift : the reluctant rebel / John Stubbs.
Edition:
First American edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2017.
©2016.
Description:
739 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Summary:
A detailed portrait of the man behind "Gulliver's Travels" traces his early loss of a parent, the contradictions that marked his character, and his achievements as a political writer and dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin.
Subjects:
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
1700-1799
Criticism -- United States -- History
Authors, Irish -- 18th century.
Authors, Irish.
Other Title:
reluctant rebel
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ireland and the Civil Wars -- Upbringing -- Abuses of Learning and Religion -- The Temples and the Tub -- Recovering Esther -- Drifting with Whigs, 1702-1709 -- Recruited by Tories, 1710-1714 -- The Phantom Academy -- Small Dominions -- Bursting Bubbles -- Dean Gulliver -- Indecency and Indignation -- The Last of the Gold -- Sanctuary.
LCCN:
2016038238
ISBN:
9780393239423 (hardcover)
039323942X (hardcover)
Other Number:
951070819
System Availability:
2
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
2
Control Number:
1014359
Call Number:
809.03 STUBBS
Course Reserves:
0
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2
# System items in:
2