Print Manager: Jonathan Swift and Anglo-Irish Print Culture 1680-1750. ID: DP0556446

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

An investigation and analysis of the 'informational' relationship between London, Jonathan Swift (the greatest English satirist) and Dublin, between the lapsing of the Licensing Act (1696) and the rise of authorial property,the beginning of mass readership, and the consequences for modern print culture. Produced by specific communicative conditions,imperial/colonial politics, mercantilist economics, emergent nationalism and personal exile, the projected monograph will redirect Swift criticism from literary biography towards textual and cultural dialogue.
Effective start/end date1/03/0530/06/09


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$70,000.00
  • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$30,360.00
  • Monash University