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The Tale of a Tub and Other Works

by Jonathan Swift

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8460445M
    ISBN 101417914122
    ISBN 109781417914128

    The other works in the volume are a nicely eclectic selection. The W. W. Norton Selected Works of Swift is better at giving the author's range, but Ross picks well and gives a nice representation here. The effect is to not only fully situate the Tale (even giving space to the silly Thomas Swift), but to give a Reviews: This volume includes The Battle of the Books and The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit, both which accompanied A Tale of a Tub on its first publication in About the Series: For over years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe.

    Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for Whigs then for Tories), and poet, famous for works like Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, The Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, and A Tale of a is probably the foremost prose satirist in the English language, and is less well known for his poetry/5(1). "A Tale of a Tub" is a strange work, and certainly not to everyone's taste. The heart of it is a satirical religious allegory demonstrating that, of the three sons of the Father (God), Martin (the representative of the mainstream protestant Lutheran/Anglican tradition) is by far the most reasonable.

      A Tale of a Tub and Other Works. Pp. xc + Ultimately, the old Oxford edition is a book that might have been owned by a non-academic intellectual, whereas Walsh's new Cambridge edition is (given its cost) destined to be owned by academic libraries, where it is likely to be consulted rather than read. A Tale of a Tub and Other Works (Oxford World's Classics) By Jonathan Swift. New Price: $6 and in a just world, her new book, Lightning Rods, would be greeted with the same frenzy of Lightning Rods is no more “about” sexual tension in the workplace than A Tale of a Tub is about the tub. But if Joe’s “Lightning Rods” are the.


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The other works in the volume are a nicely eclectic selection. The W. Norton Selected Works of Swift is better at giving the author's range, but Ross picks well and gives a nice representation here. The effect is to not only fully situate the Tale (even giving space to the silly Thomas Swift), but to give a snapshot of early by: Review: A Tale of a Tub and Other Works User Review - Hashi - Goodreads.

A Tale of a Tub no thanks. Read full review. Selected pages. Title Page. Table of Contents. Index. All Book Search results » About the author () Jonathan Swift () was born in Dublin, Ireland. Many of his books were strong attacks on the political 1/5(1).

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Incorporating much new knowledge, this edition provides the first full scholarly treatment of this important work for fifty years/5(8). A Tale of a Tub is the masterpiece of Swift's earlier years. It is presented here with The Battle of the Books, The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit, and the Additions.

ABOUT THE SERIES: For over years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. A Tale of a Tub: This is Swift's first satirical work and is a commentary on the nature of religion and mankind, as well as taking a particular swipe at authors and their pride.

Not an easy read, it has layers of parody and the diversions to the main story get longer and longer until they take over the book. "A Tale of a Tub" by Jonathan Swift. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre.

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The Tale is a prose parody divided into sections each delving i. "A Tale of a Tub" is a strange work, and certainly not to everyone's taste. The heart of it is a satirical religious allegory demonstrating that, of the three sons of the Father (God), Martin (the representative of the mainstream protestant Lutheran/Anglican tradition) is by far the most reasonable/5.

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The other works in the volume are a nicely eclectic selection. The W. Norton Selected Works of Swift is better at giving the author's range, but Ross picks well and gives a nice representation here. The effect is to not only fully situate the Tale (even giving space to the silly Thomas Swift), but to give a.

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Project Gutenberg Etext tltbtex. A TALE OF A TUB ii. ignorant, I do not fear the sale of the book at all the worse upon that score. Your Lordship’s name on the front in capital letters will at. (); Appendices: A. Letters between Swift and Benjamin Tooke, 29 June and 10 July ; B. William Wotton, 'Observations upon the Tale of a Tub'; C.

Edmund Curll's Complete Key to the Tale of a Tub; D. Materials from Miscellaneous Works (); E. Swift's Moor Park reading list; Textual introduction and apparatus; Explanatory notes. Get this from a library. A tale of a tub and other works. [Jonathan Swift; Marcus Walsh] -- This edition of Swift's satiric masterpiece includes a detailed introduction and explanatory notes which address many previously unexplained issues.

Texts have been fully collated and edited. A Tale of a Tub is the masterpiece of Swift’s earlier years. It is presented here with The Battle of the Books, The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit, and the Additions. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over years Oxford World’s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe.

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Special Price ₹ Regular Price ₹ In stock. SKU. _OWN. Qty.This volume includes "The Battle of the Books" and "The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit," both which accompanied "A Tale of a Tub" on its first publication in About the Series: For over years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe.2/5(1).