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Jonathan Swift

Author (30-Nov-1667 — 19-Oct-1745)


Carl Van Doren. Swift: Jonathan Swift, A Biography. New York: Viking. 1930.

Victoria Glendinning. Jonathan Swift: A Portrait. New York: Henry Holt & Co.. 1999.

Robert Hunting. Jonathan Swift. Twayne. 1967. 149pp.

Jae Num Lee. Swift and Scatological Satire. University of New Mexico Press. 1971. 158pp.

Robert Mahony. Jonathan Swift: The Irish Identity. Yale University Press. 1995.

John Middleton Murry. Jonathan Swift: A Critical Biography. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1967. 508pp.

James J. Stathis. A Bibliography of Swift Studies, 1915-1965. Vanderbilt University Press. 1967. 140pp.

Kathleen Williams. Jonathan Swift and the Age of Compromise. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press. 1958. 238pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1423)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.232)

  9. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.366)

  10. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.504-07)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.998)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.473)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.663)

  14. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.284)

  15. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (pp.507-09)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.26)

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