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Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal

Swift's satirical essay, published anonymously in 1729, in which he suggests Ireland develop a trade selling children as food, "very proper for landlords, who, as they have already devoured most of the parents, seem to have the best title to the children".

Gulliver's Travels

Offers an annotated online text of Swift's novel, with background material on the author, timeline, quotes, and bibliography.

Kilkenny International Swift Society

Formed as a millennium celebration of Swift's life and works and his connection with Co Kilkenny; now promotes his spirit, and contemporary poetical satire. Includes details of membership, competitions, and festivals.

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

Project Gutenberg's collection of Swift's writings in a variety of electronic formats.

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