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Swift"s narrative satires

author and authority

by Everett Zimmerman

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.,
  • Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.,
  • English language -- 18th century -- Rhetoric.,
  • Satire, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Authority in literature.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEverett Zimmerman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3728.S2 Z55 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3186080M
    ISBN 100801415950
    LC Control Number83045176


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