A collection of critical essays reflecting both older and newer perspectives. Contains an introduction by the editor (a respected scholar in the field), a chronology of the author's life, and an annotated bibliography.
SATIRE AND THE NOVEL.1. John Lawlor, Radical Satire and the Realistic Novel.
TWO VIEWS OF PERSONAE.2. Claude Rawson, Order and Cruelty.
ANCIENTS AND MODERNS: A TALE OF A TUB.4. Michael Seidel, Fathers and Sons: Swift's A Tale of a Tub.
POEMS.7. Cristine Rees, Gay, Swift, and the Nymphs of Drury- Lane.
POLITICS.10. Ian Higgins, Swift's Politics: A Preface to Gulliver's Travels.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS.11. Michael McKeon, Parables of the Younger Son: Swift and the Containment of Desire.
IRELAND.15. Oliver W. Ferguson, The Last Proposals.