Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745) was an Anglo - Irish satirist, political pamphleteer, essayist, poet, and cleric. He was born in Dublin and attended the Trinity College, Dublin. Swift earned a Master's Degree from Hertford College, Oxford University in 1692. Swift is regarded as agreat master of English prose and an impassioned satirist of human folly and pretension. He is best remembered for his prose satires and Gulliver's Travels (1726) and A Tale of a Tub (1704).
An Anglo-Irish satirist, political pamphleteer, poet and clergyman, Jonathan Swift is famous for his consummate prose and economical use of language which is deeply effective. His works include “Gulliver's Travels”, “ A Modest Proposal,” and “A Tale of a Tub”.