Swift’s Satires on Modernism: Battlegrounds of Reading and Writing

  • Authors
  • G. Douglas Atkins

About this book


More than three centuries later, Jonathan Swift's writing remains striking and relevant. In this engaging study, Atkins brings forty-plus years of critical experience to bear on some of the greatest satires ever written, revealing new contexts for understanding post-Reformation reading practices and the development of the modern personal essay.


Christianity Modernism reformation

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137311047
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45699-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31104-7
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