Reference Entry

Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745), writer and dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

Clive T. Probyn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Family background | Education in Ireland | England and Sir William Temple | First publications and an Irish parish | Moor Park again | England, 1707-1709 | London and tory propaganda | Exile in Ireland and a new life | Rumours and relationships | Irish life and writing | To England with Gulliver | Last visit to England | Dublin literary life | Decline

Reference Entry.  14813 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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