Swift's Narrative Satires: Author and Authority
Cornell University Press, 1983 - 183 pages
Swift's Narrative Satires is an analysis of one of the major critical controversies about Swift's works: the relationship of author to text. Everett Zimmerman questions the conventional claim that narrative satire is necessarily a vehicle for conveying final judgments. He maintains instead that Swift requires the reader to search for the principle of authority that validates the satire, thereby implicitly challenging the authority of any author.
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