Jonathan Swift and the Vested Word

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In Jonathan Swift and the Vested Word , Deborah Wyrick argues that modern Continental and American literary theory is "tantalizingly applicable to Swiftian texts." Its applicability, she writes, "stems from Swift's interest in and exploration of what are now though of as phenomenological, structuralist, poststructuralist, and new historicist concerns: how a life in language comes into being, how semiotic systems determine meaning, how texts open up their own systems to other texts and to multiple interpretations." Wyrick ...

Jonathan Swift and the Vested Word 2012, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807857168

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Jonathan Swift and the Vested Word 1988, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807817803

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