Jonathan Swift: Master of Satire in the 18th Century

Swift was a heavily politically involved and prolific writer. Introduction Jonathan Swift (November 30, 1667 – October 19, 1745) was an Anglo-Irish priest, essayist, political writer, and poet, considered the foremost satirist in the English language. Swift’s fiercely ironic novels and essays, including world classics such as Gulliver’s Travels and The Tale of the Tub,[…]