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Un Meridiano che rappresenta la più ricca antologia degli scritti di Jonathan Swift in traduzione italiana: i Viaggi di Gulliver, una scelta di poesie e di lettere, pagine dal Giornale a Stella, alcuni libelli politici, oltre all'incompiuto trattato delle Istruzioni alla servitù. Ogni testo è accompagnato da una nota introduttiva.
Paperback, I Meridiani, 1574 pages
Published 1983 by Mondadori
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I love Swift -- he seems like the Stephen Colbert of the 18th century. A Modest Proposal is a must-read.

The Bickerstaff Papers are also excellent. He wanted to poke fun at people who published astrology, so he published his own under the name of Bickerstaff. His first prediction was that a certain astrologer would die on March 29 at 4pm. He published a response under a different name, then on March 29 published an elegy in verse. A few days later, he published an astonished letter recounting th...more
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Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for Whigs then for Tories), and poet, famous for works like Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, The Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, and A Tale of a Tub. Swi...more
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