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Jonathan Swift (I) (1667–1745)

Anglo-Irish author of the celebrated novel "Gulliver's Travels" (1726). He has been called the foremost prose satirist in the English language. See full bio »

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(age 77) in Dublin, Ireland

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 2013/II A Modest Proposal (Short) (essay)
 2012 Butcher Boys (novel "A Modest Proposal" - uncredited)
 2010 Gulliver's Travels (book)
 2005 A Modest Proposal (Short) (essay)
 1996 Gulliver's Travels (TV Movie) (novel)
 1992 Gulliver's Travels (TV Series) (novel)
 1988 Méliès 88: Gulliver (TV Short) (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
 1983 Los viajes de Gulliver (novel)
 1982 Gulliver in Lilliput (TV Series) (novel "Gulliver's Travels" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
 1980 Gulliver az óriások országában (TV Movie) (novel)
 1979 Gulliver's Travels (TV Movie) (book)
 1977 Gulliver's Travels (novel)
 1974 Gulliver a törpék országában (TV Movie) (novel)
 1970 Case for a Rookie Hangman (novel "Gulliver's Travels, volume III")
 1966 Jackanory (TV Series) (novel "Gulliver's Travels" - 4 episodes)
- The Island of Horses (1966) ... (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
- Trouble in Lilliput (1966) ... (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
- Lost on Brobdingnag (1966) ... (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
- Gulliver Starts on His Travels (1966) ... (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
 1965 Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
 1960 The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (based on "Gulliver's Travels")
 1954 Kinderbücher für Erwachsene (TV Series) (novel)
 1939 Gulliver's Travels (based on immortal tale)
 1935 The New Gulliver (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
 1934 Gulliver Mickey (Short) (novel "Gulliver's Travels" - uncredited)
 1924 Gullivers Reisen (novel)
 1923 Gulliver chez les Lilliputiens (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
 1909 Monsieur Clown chez les Lilliputiens (Short) (inspiration)
 1903 Gulliver in the Land of Giants (Short) (novel "The Travels of Gulliver")
 1902 Gulliver's Travels (Short) (novel "Gulliver's Travels")
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Was a clergyman. Took his orders in 1694 and was appointed vicar of Kilroot, near Belfast. His first writings were ecclesiastical in nature. Joined the Tory Party in 1710, became its leading writer and editor of The Examiner (1711). Also contributed articles to publications like Tatler. Swift became a champion of Irish grievances at the hands of Whig politics. He wrote "Gulliver's Travels" fairly... See more »

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