Jonathan Swift was an Irish author and satirist who lived during the 17th and 18th centuries. He is best known for his novel “Gulliver’s Travels,” which was published in 1726. Swift’s writing style is characterized by his sharp wit and biting satire, often using humor to criticize society and politics. His works were influenced by the political and social climate of his time, particularly the tensions between England and Ireland. Swift’s use of allegory and fantastical elements in “Gulliver’s Travels” helped to establish the genre of science fiction and has had a lasting impact on the literary world.

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