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Journal to Stella

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ISBN-10: 1406579238

ISBN-13: 9781406579239

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jonathan Swift, George A. Aitken

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List price: $38.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.28" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Apparently doomed to an obscure Anglican parsonage in Laracor, Ireland, even after he had written his anonymous masterpiece, A Tale of a Tub (c.1696), Swift turned a political mission to England from the Irish Protestant clergy into an avenue to prominence as the chief propagandist for the Tory government. His exhilaration at achieving importance in his forties appears engagingly in his Journal to Stella (1710--13), addressed to Esther Johnson, a young protegee for whom Swift felt more warmth than for anyone else in his long life. At the death of Queen Anne and the fall of the Tories in 1714, Swift became dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. In Ireland, which he considered exile from a…