Rudolf Freiburg / Arno Löffler / Wolfgang Zach (eds.)|
Swift: The Enigmatic Dean
Festschrift for Hermann Josef Real
Reihe: Studies in English and Comparative Literature
For more than thirty years Hermann Josef Real has dedicated both his time and energy to the study of the Anglo-Irish satirist Jonathan Swift. As an inspired university teacher Real has filled generations of students with enthusiasm for the Dean of St. Patrick’s. As a passionate scholar he enjoys an international reputation of great distinction and has set standards in modern Swift studies with his edition of The Battle of the Books, with his monographs and critical commentaries, with his translations and with more than fifty scholarly articles. As the director of the "Ehrenpreis Institute for Swift Studies" he has managed to turn the university of Münster into a stronghold for Swiftian scholarship. Swift Studies, the scholarly paper, founded by Real ten years ago has developed into a prestigious forum under his aegis, and has meanwhile become an invaluable instrument for the learned discussion of all questions concerning Swift’s life and work. The present Festschrift Swift: The Enigmatic Dean honours the academic achievements of Hermann Josef Real. It contains new contributions from friends, colleagues and fellow Swiftians from all over the world.
Inhalt der Festschrift / Table of Contents:
Paul-Gabriel Boucé: Death in Gulliver’s Travels: The
Struldbruggs Revisited. Andrew Carpente: Peculiar Pastorals: Swift, Delany ans
Orrery in The Ulster Miscellany. Michael DePorte: Pen and Ink
Drawings (Swift, Gulliver’s Dream). Alan Downie: Swift and Locke’s Two
Treatises of Government. Frank H. Ellis: How Many Voices has A Tale of a
Tub? John I. Fischer: Swift Writing Poetry: The Example of "The Grand
Question Debated". Rudolf Freiburg: Enlightened Darkness: Swift’s Use of Arcane
Knowledge in A Tale of a Tub. Brean S. Hammond: Swift, Pope and the
Efficacy of Satire Ann Cline Kelly. Swift: Mystery and the Mythopoeic Process in
Print Culture. Jürgen Klein: Enigmatic Folly or Foolish Enigma: Speculations on
Gulliver’s Travels Book III. Arno Löffler: "Suit your Words to Musik
Well": Swift and the Poetic Harmonists. Joseph McMinn: The Gardener in the
Deanery. Edgar Mertner: Franz Kottenkamps Gulliver-Übersetzung: eine
beachtliche Leistung aus dem frühen 19. Jahrhundert. Bernfried Nugel: Aldous
Huxley: Detractor or Admirer of Swift? Hugh Ormsby-Lennon: Classis? Under
the Stage-Itinerant. Leland D. Peterson: Gulliver’s Secret Commission. Oliver
Pickering: Thomas Fitzgerald’s Criticism of Gulliver’s Travels. Clyve T.
Probyn: "Titian painting draught boards": Swift and a new Anglo-Latin "letter".
Claude Rawson: Gulliver and Others: Reflections on Swift’s "I" Narrators. Angus
Ross: "The Grand Question Debated": Swift on Peace and War. Ian Ross: Fifty
Years On: Swift and Burns as Arrangers and Editors of Their Own Poems.
Hans-Peter Wagner: Swift, Hogarth and the End(s) of Biographical Studies.
Margaret Weedon: "I am gald the Medals were Forgot" – Some Medals Remembered.
David Woolley: ‘About ten days ago ...’. James Woolley: Writing Libels on the
Germans: Swift’s "Wicked Treasonable Libel".
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