Swift: The Enigmatic Dean. Festschrift for Hermann Josef Real.


Hardcover. Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket: Good. 1998. Stauffenburg Verlag.

For more than thirty years Hermann Josef Real has dedicated both his time and energy to the study of the Anglo-Irish satirist Jonathan Swift. As an inspired university teacher Real has filled generations of students with enthusiasm for the Dean of St. Patrick’s. As a passionate scholar he enjoys an international reputation of great distinction and has set standards in modern Swift studies with his edition of The Battle of the Books, with his monographs and critical commentaries.

The present Festschrift Swift: The Enigmatic Dean honours the academic achievements of Hermann Josef Real. It contains new contributions from friends, colleagues and fellow Swiftians from all over the world. .