Collection on CD. Author Biography
Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745)
Swift was born in Dublin to English immigrant parents,
although his father was to die a few years before Swift
was born. In 1682 he studied at Trinity College, and had to
leave for England in 1688 when troubles stirred due to the
In England Jonathan Swift
worked for the English diplomat Sir William Temple, and was
later introduced to William III. In 1694 he returned to Ireland
to take Holy Orders, and was ordained as a priest the following
year before returning to Sir William Temple’s country
One of his most famous works, Gulliver’s
Travels, was begun in 1720, which was completed a
few years later.
Swift died on October 19, 1745.
Literary Classics contains 560 authors, and
thousands of unabridged books.
The Jonathan Swift unabridged classic books,
included on the Literary Classics CD are:
- A MODEST PROPOSAL
- GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
- THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS AND OTHER STORIES