Swift's Anatomy of Misunderstanding: A Study of Swift's Epistemological Imagination by Francis D. Luis
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket: Near Fine. 1981. George Prior Publishers. 1st Edition, 1st printing.
A Study of Swift's Epistemological Imagination in A Tale of a Tub and Gulliver's Travels.
This is a detailed examination of one of Swift's most central concerns, man's capacity for misunderstanding. After reviewing the pertinent Swift scholarship, Frances Louis relates some of the older views of the satires to the one she proposes, namely that judgmentóor lack of itóis the crux of Swift's satiric fiction