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Jonathan Swift

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Informationen zum Autor Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941! studied at Trinity College! Dublin! and has held journalistic and... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941! studied at Trinity College! Dublin! and has held journalistic and academic appointments in London and New York. He has received numerous awards including a Lannan Award and the Scot Moncrieff Translation Prize. His Collected Poems was published in 1999. Klappentext Presents a biography of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)! who was born in Dublin! of English parents! and educated at Trinity College! Dublin. London-based for many years! and a noted satirist during the reign of Queen Anne! he returned to Dublin in 1713 as Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral. His popular work "Gulliver's Travels" appeared in 1726. This selection of Jonathan Swift poems, chosen by Derek Mahon, is a timely reminder of the huge talents Swift possessed as a poet, extending far beyond the masterpiece for which he is known, Gulliver's Travels . Zusammenfassung In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was born in Dublin, of English parents, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. London-based for many years, and a noted satirist during the reign of Queen Anne, he returned to Dublin in 1713 as Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Gulliver's Travels appeared in 1726. Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941, studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and has held journalistic and academic appointments in London and New York. He has received numerous awards including a Lannan Award and the Scot Moncrieff Translation Prize. His Collected Poems was published in 1999.

Préface
This selection of Jonathan Swift poems, chosen by Derek Mahon, is a timely reminder of the huge talents Swift possessed as a poet, extending far beyond the masterpiece for which he is known, Gulliver's Travels.

Auteur
Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941, studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and has held journalistic and academic appointments in London and New York. He has received numerous awards including a Lannan Award and the Scot Moncrieff Translation Prize. His Collected Poems was published in 1999.

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Presents a biography of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), who was born in Dublin, of English parents, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. London-based for many years, and a noted satirist during the reign of Queen Anne, he returned to Dublin in 1713 as Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral. His popular work "Gulliver's Travels" appeared in 1726.



Résumé

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature.

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was born in Dublin, of English parents, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. London-based for many years, and a noted satirist during the reign of Queen Anne, he returned to Dublin in 1713 as Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Gulliver's Travels appeared in 1726.

Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941, studied at Trinity College, Dublin, and has held journalistic and academic appointments in London and New York. He has received numerous awards including a Lannan Award and the Scot Moncrieff Translation Prize. His Collected Poems was published in 1999.

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Titre: Jonathan Swift
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Code EAN: 9780571230716
ISBN: 0571230717
Format: Livre de poche
Producteur: Faber & Faber
Editeur: Faber & Faber
Genre: Musique, cinéma et théâtre
nombre de pages: 128
Poids: 108g
Taille: H139mm x B197mm x T10mm
Parution: 02.03.2006
Année: 2006
Auflage: Main - Poet to Poet