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Author Barnett, Louise K

Title Jonathan Swift in the company of women / Louise Barnett
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xi, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents Love dramas -- Stella: "A conjugall love without any conjugall act" -- Vanessa: the questions -- After Stella: the constant seraglio -- Maternity -- The question of misogyny -- Swift and women critics
Summary Building upon recent research on the history of women, this book examines Swift, both as a man and writer, in terms of women woman as intimates, acquaintances, subjects of satire, and those who have written about him. It also explores the subject of misogyny in Swift's writings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Criticism and interpretation
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Relations with women
Vanessa, 1690-1723.
Johnson, Esther, 1681-1728.
Johnson, Esther, 1681-1728
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745
Vanessa, 1690-1723
Misogyny in literature.
Misogyny in literature
Relations with women
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199851065