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Jonathan Swift (International) assertion Jonathan Swift i(A54023 works by) (birth name: Johnathon Isaac Bickerstaff Swift)
Born: Established: 30 Nov 1667 Dublin, Dublin (County),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 19 Oct 1745
Gender: Male
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Jonathan Swift was a satirist, essayist, novelist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin and is best known today for his novel Gulliver's Travels (1726). Other major works include: A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity, and A Tale of a Tub. Regarded by the Encyclopædia Britannica as the foremost prose satirist in the English language, he is less well known for his poetry. Swift originally published all of his works under pseudonyms – such as Lemuel Gulliver, Isaac Bickerstaff, MB Drapier – or anonymously. He is also known for being a master of two styles of satire: the Horatian and Juvenalian styles.

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Influence on:
Telegramm aus Liliput Henry Winterfield , 1950-1959 single work children's fiction
Atlas 'Johnathan Swift' , 1845 single work poetry
Gulliver in the South Seas Gary Crew , 1994 single work picture book
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