A Tale of a Tub

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Jonathan Swift (16671745) was an Irish satirist, essayist, prose writer and poet, who has found his calling as a cleric of St Patricks Cathedral in Dublin. A Tale of a Tub is one the most famous and masterful of Swifts satire works. It is a prose parody consisting of several sections about the morals and ethics of England, a satire of religious over? ow, tendencies in literature, politics, theology, and even medicine. Nothing went unnoticed!

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