This latest volume of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift is the first fully annotated, contextualised, and textually authoritative edition of Swift’s Irish prose writings from 1726 to 1738, including A Modest Proposal, and will be the standard edition of these writings for scholars, researchers, and students.
List of illustrations; General editors’ preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Irish political writings after 1725; Associated materials: 1. Hints for Intelligencer Papers, and Maxims Examined; 2. Letter to the Printer of Thoughts on the Tillage of Ireland; Appendices: A. Memorial of the Poor Inhabitants of Ireland; B. The Craftsman’s First Letter of Advice, 7 November 1730; C. The Case of the Woollen Manufacturers; D. To The Author of those Intelligencers Printed at Dublin; E. Dublin Weekly Journal, Saturday, June 7th, 1729; Textual introduction; Textual accounts of individual works; Bibliography; Index.