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A modest proposal and other satires /

Jonathan Swift ; with an introduction by George R. Levine.

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Main Author: Swift, Jonathan
Published: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1995.
Series: Great minds series.
Topics: Religious satire, English. | Political satire, English. | Ireland - Politics and government.
Regions: Ireland - Politics and government - 18th century - Humor. | Ireland.
Genres: Humor. | Satirical literature.
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100 1 |aSwift, Jonathan,|d1667-1745.
245 12|aA modest proposal and other satires /|cJonathan Swift ; with an introduction by George R. Levine.
260 |aAmherst, N.Y. :|bPrometheus Books,|c1995.
300 |a277 pages ;|c22 cm.
336 |atext|btxt|2rdacontent
337 |aunmediated|bn|2rdamedia
338 |avolume|bnc|2rdacarrier
490 1 |aGreat minds series
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references.
505 0 |aIntroduction -- A tale of a tub -- A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit -- A tritical essay -- A meditation upon a broomstick -- Thoughts on various subjects -- An argument against abolishing Christianity in England -- On political lying (The Examiner, no. 14) -- The Drapier letters: Letter no. 1, letter no. 4 -- A modest proposal -- A character, panegyric, and description of the Legion Club.
520 |aThese selections from Swift's greatest writings include some of his best-known pieces against organized religion and the English oppression of Ireland: "A Tale of a Tub"; "A Tritical Essay"; "A Meditation upon a Broomstick"; "Thoughts on Various Subjects"; "An Argument against Abolishing Christianity in England"; "A Discourse concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit"; Drapier letters nos. 1 and 4; "On Political Lying"; "A Character, Panegyric, and Description of the Legion Club"; and "A Modest Proposal."
590 |aOCLC|bWorldCat Holdings
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650 0|aReligious satire, English.
650 0|aPolitical satire, English.
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650 7|aPolitics and government|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01919741
650 7|aReligious satire, English.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01094315
650 4|aIreland - Politics and government.
651 0|aIreland|xPolitics and government|y18th century|vHumor.
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655 7|aHumor.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01423696
655 7|aSatirical literature.|2lcgft
830 0|aGreat minds series.
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