Swift Volume One Mr Swift and His Contemporaries

Swift Volume One Mr Swift and His Contemporaries

By Irvin Ehrenpreis



First published in 1962, Mr Swift and his Contemporaries, is the first of three volumes providing a detailed exploration of the events of Swift's life. This volume is a thorough insight into the historical and social setting of Swift's life, the evolution of his character, and the composition and interpretation of his works. It includes a wealth of material concerning Swift's family and career, his emotional and sexual life, his relationship with Sir William Temple, and the design and meaning of both A Tale of a Tub and The Battle of the Books . Mr Swift and his Contemporaries is ideal for anyone with an interest in Swift's life, work, and the period in which he lived.

ISBN: 9780367712457


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