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Jonathan Swift: Selected Prose and Poetry (1959) [Omnibus Volume]
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The Rinhart Editions collection of the shorter writings of Jonathan Swift (i.e., excluding Gulliver's Travels).


  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • Textual Comment
  • Bibliographic Comment
  • A Note on Dates
    • A Tale of a Tub
    • The Battle of the Books
    • A Discourse Concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit
    • The Partridge-Bickerstaff Papers
    • An Argument against Abolishing Christianity
    • A Modest Proposal
    • The Drapier's Letters
    • A Meditations upon a Broomstick
    • Introduction
    • Verses Wrote in a Lady's Ivory Table-Book
    • A Description of the Morning
    • A Description of a City Shower
    • The Author upon Himself
    • Phillis, or the Progress of Love
    • A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General
    • Advice to the Grub-Street Verse Writers
    • Dr. Swift to Dr. Pope While He Was Writing the Dunciad
    • The Furniture of a Woman's Mind
    • On Stephen Duck, the Thresher, and Favorite Poet, A Quibbling Epigram
    • The Character of Sir Robert Walpole
    • Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D.
    • The Beast's Confession to the Priest on Observing How Most Men Mistake Their Own Talents
    • On Poetry: A Rhapsody
    • The Day of Judgement
    • On Stella's Birthday (1718-19)
    • To Stella Who Collected and Transcribed His Poems
    • Stella's Birthday (1724-25)
    • Stella's Birthday (1726-27)
  • Selections from The Journal to Stella
  • Selected Letters
    • Introduction
    • To John Gay
    • To John Arbuthnot
    • To the Earl of Oxford
    • To John Arbuthnot
    • To Viscount Bolingbroke
    • To Charles Ford
    • To Viscount Bolingbroke
    • To Alexander Pope
    • To Charles Ford
    • To Alexander Pope
    • To Alexander Pope

Original title: Jonathan Swift: Selected Prose and Poetry
Original languages: English


Genre: Poetry
FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire

The following works are contained within this one:
     Tale of a Tub, a (1704) [Collection]
      Author: Jonathan Swift
     Description of the Morning, a (1709) [Poem]
      Author: Jonathan Swift
     Gulliver's Travels (1726) [Novel]
      Author: Jonathan Swift
     Modest Proposal, a (1729) [Short Story]
      Author: Jonathan Swift

Edition #1: Jonathan Swift: Selected Prose and Poetry

Jonathan Swift: Selected Prose and Poetry (1959)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Edward Rosenheim, Jr.
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Jonathan Swift: Selected Prose and Poetry (1959)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Toronto
Publisher: Rinehart and Company
ISBN: 0030094453
Pages: 411

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