A Modest Proposal
  • Author : Jonathan Swift
  • Release Date : 18 August 2021
  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN 13 : 9783985947263
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A Modest Proposal Jonathan Swift - To ease poverty in Ireland by eating the children of the poor was the satirical 'solution' suggested by Jonathan Swift in his essay 'A Modest Proposal' (1729). Here Swift unleashes the full power of his ironic armoury and corrosive wit, finding his targets - the British ruling class and avaricious landlords, and the brutalized Irish, complicit in their own oppression - with deadly precision.

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

Author : Jonathan Swift
Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
Genre : Political Science
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A Modest Proposal Jonathan Swift - To ease poverty in Ireland by eating the children of the poor was the satirical 'solution' suggested by Jonathan Swift in his essay 'A Modest Proposal' (1729). Here Swift unleashes the full power of his ironic armoury and corrosive wit, finding his targets - the ...

A Modest Proposal in the Context of Swift   s Irish Tracts

A Modest Proposal in the Context of Swift s Irish Tracts

Author : Maria-Angeles Ruiz Moneva
Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Swift's A Modest Proposal has always aroused the interest not just of literary critics, but also of linguists and pragmatists. Within the latter approaches, the study of irony, and more concretely, the intentions and attitudes that must have guided the production of such an intricate work, have always been paramount. ...

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Publisher : BRILL
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The essays in A Modest Proposal on Method, three of which are new, further document failings in the study of religion but offers practical suggestions for reinventing the field....

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Author : Régis Debray
Publisher : Melville House Pub
Genre : Fiction
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In this scathingly funny satire, one of France’s leading philosophers observes that modern society is burdened by numerous questions of how to care for the elderly. How to pay for their staggering medical bills? How to ensure their conscientious treatment? How to simply house them all? It’s more ...

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A Modest Proposal Illustrated

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Author : Jonathan Swift
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A Modest Proposal For preventing the Children of Poor People From being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and For making them Beneficial to the Publick, commonly referred to as A Modest Proposal, is a Juvenalian satirical essay written and published anonymously by Jonathan Swift in 1729. The essay suggests ...

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Author : Theodore N. Kaufman
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This March 1941 book-written by a New Jersey Jewish-German émigré-caused a storm in Germany and America with its open advocacy of the physical extermination of all Germans and Germany itself. This was to be achieved through a process of mass sterilization, and the physical dismemberment of that country. Arguing that ...