Jonathan Swift and the Burden of the Future

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University of Delaware Press, 1995 - 175 pagine
"Alan Chalmers's Jonathan Swift and the Burden of the Future explores Swift's temporal apprehension in the context of the pertinent seventeenth- and eighteenth-century religious, scientific, and cultural debates. It also compares Swift's imaginative understanding of time with that of such other writers as Juvenal, Rabelais, Milton, Pope, Gray, and Whitman."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
 

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Sommario

Introduction
15
Posterity in Swifts Day
17
Swifts Sense of Time
29
The Refuse of Time What Posterity Meant to Swift
40
A Tale of a Tub
45
Swift and the Authorial Life Beyond Life
51
Temporal Transgressions Satire and the Future
59
Magic and Mortal Danger in the World of Satire
64
Gulliver Going Home
108
Narrative Progress and the Satiric List
112
Gullivers Travels as Narrative and Antinarrative
115
Gulliver Beyond His Travels
124
Intimate Transcriptions SelfDissemination in the Poetry of Jonathan Swift
130
To Stella Who Collected and Transcribed His Poems
131
To Janus on New Years Day Written in the Year 1729
136
Verses on the Death of Dr Swift DSPD
139

Two Case Studies
68
The Future Made Flesh Swift and the Satiric Body
78
Gullivers Body
86
Gulliver and the Struldbruggs
93
Immortality and the Authorial Body
99
Future Bound Gulliver and the Text in His Hand
103
Swift Gray and Whitman
145
Afterword
151
Notes
152
Select Bibliography
165
Index
172
Copyright

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Informazioni sull'autore (1995)

Alan D. Chalmers is an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina-Spartanburg.

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