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Title: Jonathan Swift


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Jonathan Swift Gullivers Travels
  • Liisa Laur 11.a

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Jonathan Swift(1667-1745)
  • Was born on the 7th of Nov. in Dublin
  • His father was Irish born and his mother was born
    in England
  • Kilkenny College, Trinity College in Dublin, M.A.
    from Hertford College, Oxford
  • Sir William Temple at Moor Park, Farnham

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  • Esther Johnson
  • Ménière's disease
  • Prebend of Kilroot
  • Politically active, especially 1710-1713
  • the Martinus Scriblerus Club with Alexander Pope,
    John Gay and John Arbuthnot
  • Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin
  • Was mentally ill before death

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Major works
  • A Tale of a Tub
  • Battle of the Books
  • A Modest Proposal
  • Drapier's Letters
  • poem "Cadenus and Vanessa"
  • The Journal to Stella
  • Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World,
    in Four Parts, by Lemuel Gulliver, first a
    surgeon, and then a captain of several ships

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Gullivers Travels
  • 1726, amended 1735
  • Very popular
  • divided into four parts

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Part I A Voyage to Lilliput(May 4, 1699 April
13, 1702)
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Part II A Voyage to Brobdingnag(June 20, 1702
June 3, 1706)
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Part III A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi,
Glubbdubdrig, Luggnagg, and Japan(August 5, 1706
April 16, 1710)
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Part IV A Voyage to Houyhnhnms(September 7,
1710 July 2, 1715)
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