Writer's Block: Jonathan Swift (Gulliver's Travels)
Writer's Blocks are handmade odes to history's greatest writers and figures. Each solid wood block features the works of a particular individual. They make perfect decorations for any literary bookshelf, desk, dresser, or table!
Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
Swift is remembered for works such as A Tale of a Tub (1704), An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity (1712), Gulliver's Travels (1726), and A Modest Proposal (1729). He is regarded by the Encyclopædia Britannica as the foremost prose satirist in the English language, and is less well known for his poetry. He originally published all of his works under pseudonyms – such as Lemuel Gulliver, Isaac Bickerstaff, the Drapier – or anonymously. He was a master of two styles of satire, the Horatian and Juvenalian styles.
His deadpan, ironic writing style, particularly in A Modest Proposal, has led to such satire being subsequently termed "Swiftian".
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- The list price includes (1) block.
- Turnaround Time: Each item is made to order, and ships an average of 3–5 business days from the time of purchase.
REGULAR Writer's Block:
- Dimensions: 2” x 2” x 2”
- Volume: 8 cubic inches
- Weight: About 4 ounces
JUMBO Writer's Block
- Dimensions: 3” x 3” x 3”
- Volume: 27 cubic inches
- Weight: About 10 ounces
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Writer's Block Display Stand
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