Books by Jonathan Swift (3)


A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Swift's ferocious, landmark eighteenth-century political satire on how to solve a famine in Ireland.


A Modest Proposal and Other Writings by Jonathan Swift EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
The political dilemma of Ireland; the state of faith in England; the charms of the Beggar's Opera; the importance of puns . . . This selection gathers together some of Swift's most brilliant prose, from high politics to social gossip, from savage tirades to lighthearted social satire. In addition to his classic essays, the collection includes several of Swift's letters to Alexander Pope and other great thinkers of the age.