Jonathan Swift

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Anglo-Irish satirist and essayist

Why Is Jonathan Swift Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer , poet, and Anglican cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, hence his common sobriquet, "Dean Swift". Swift is remembered for works such as A Tale of a Tub , An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity , Gulliver's Travels , and A Modest Proposal . He is regarded by the Encyclopædia Britannica as the foremost prose satirist in the English language, and is less well known for his poetry. He originally published all of his works under pseudonyms—such as Lemuel Gulliver, Isaac Bickerstaff, M. B. Drapier—or anonymously. He was a master of two styles of satire, the Horatian and Juvenalian styles.

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What Are Jonathan Swift's Academic Contributions?

Jonathan Swift is most known for their academic work in the field of political science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of literature and philosophy.

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