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Title The reception of Jonathan Swift in Europe / edited by Hermann Josef Real
Published London ; New York : Thoemmes Continuum, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 378 pages)
Series Athlone critical traditions series
Athlone critical traditions series.
Contents Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Abbreviations; Timeline: European Reception of Jonathan Swift; Introduction; 1 Swift's First Voyages to Europe: His Impact on Eighteenth-Century France; 2 The Italian Reception of Swift; 3 Swift's Horses in the Land of the Caballeros; 4 A Lusitanian Dish: Swift to Portuguese Taste; 5 The Dean's Voyages into Germany; 6 Swiftian Presence in Scandinavia: Denmark, Norway, Sweden; 7 No Swift beyond Gulliver: Notes on the Polish Reception
Summary Jonathan Swift has had a profound impact on almost all the national literatures of Continental Europe. The celebrated author of acknowledged masterpieces like A Tale of a Tub (1704), Gulliver's Travels (1726), and A Modest Proposal (1729), the Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin, was courted by innumerable translators, adaptors, and retellers, admired and challenged by shoals of critics, and creatively imitated by both novelists and playwrights, not only in Central Europe (Germany and Switzerland) but also in its northern (Denmark and Sweden) and southern (Italy, Spain, and Portugal) outposts, as wel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-364) and index
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Subject Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Appreciation -- Europe
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Translations -- History and criticism
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Influence
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745
Swift, Jonathan.
European literature -- Irish influences
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Art appreciation
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Real, Hermann Josef.
LC no. 2005041747
ISBN 9781847143129