Swift's angers / Claude Rawson.

Jonathan Swift's angers were all too real, though Swift was temperamentally equivocal about their display. Even in his most brilliant satire, A Tale of a Tub, the aggressive vitality of the narrative is designed, for all the intensity of its sting, never to lose its cool. Yet Swift's anger...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rawson, Claude Julien, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: not Timons Manner
  • Part I. Ireland: 1. Swift, Ireland and the paradoxes of ethnicity; 2. The injured lady and the drapier: a reading of Swift's Irish tracts
  • Part II. Fiction: 3. Swift satire and the novel; 4. Gulliver's Travels; 5. Swift's 'I' narrators
  • Part III. Poetry: 6. Rage and raillery and Swift: the case of Cadenus and Vanessa; 7. Vanessa as a reader of Gulliver's Travels; 8. Swift's poetry: an overview; 9. 'I The Lofty Stile Decline': vicissitudes of the 'heroick strain' in Swift's poems; 10. Savage indignation revisited: Swift, Yeats, and the 'cry' of liberty.