Thinking (Jonathan Swift)

Clear

Description

The bulk of mankind is as well equipped for flying as thinking. ~Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift, pseudonym Isaac Bickerstaff, (born Nov. 30, 1667, Dublin, Ire.—died Oct. 19, 1745, Dublin), Anglo-Irish author, who was the foremost prose satirist in the English language. Besides the celebrated novel Gulliver’s Travels (1726), he wrote such shorter works as A Tale of a Tub (1704) and “A Modest Proposal” (1729). Britannica

Brilliant, cynical, metaphorical… They say Jonathan Swift used satire like no one else in the history of the English language. And there is more to Swift’s literature than Gulliver’s Travels. On the 350th anniversary of his birth let’s see what made him so brilliant.

Additional information

Format

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Thinking (Jonathan Swift)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.