Essays on Swift and his Contemporaries in Honour of Hermann J. Real
Edited By Kirsten Juhas, Patrick Müller and Mascha Hansen
SABINE BALTES is a senior civil servant and teacher of English at the German Federal Office of Languages. Her academic interests are Irish studies and eight- eenth-century literature. Publications include a study on The Controversy about Wood’s Halfpence (1722-25) and the Tradition of Irish Constitutional National- ism (2003), an edited collection of eighteenth-century pamphlets entitled Jonathan Swift’s Allies: The Wood’s Halfpence Controversy in Ireland, 1724/5 (2004), as well as articles on Swift, eighteenth-century drama, and popular culture. W. B. CARNOCHAN, a lifelong student of Swift, is Richard W. Lyman Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, at Stanford University. ANDREW CARPENTER is Emeritus Professor of English at University College, Dublin, and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. JOHN IRWIN FISCHER is Emeritus Professor of English at Louisiana State University. Currently, he is preparing for publication Jonathan Swift’s dic- tionary of hard words compiled for Esther Johnson and copied by her from his manuscript, now long untraced. RUDOLF FREIBURG is Professor of English Literature at the Friedrich-Alexander- Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, where he is co-founder and speaker of the “Interdisciplinary Centre of Contemporary Literature and Culture.” He is co- editor of several books, including Swift: The Enigmatic Dean (1998); Do You Consider Yourself a Postmodern Author?: Interviews with Contemporary English Writers (1999); “But Vindicate the Ways of God to Man”: Literature and Theodicy (2004); Literatur und Holocaust (2009); Alter(n) in Literatur und Kultur der Gegenwart (2012). He has published widely on issues related to eighteenth-century (Swift, Johnson, Richardson) and contemporary literature...
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