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...
Cambridge University Press,
- 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.