Plenary lecture on Swift and Satire by Dr Daniel Cook
Published on Wed 23 May 2018
Dr Daniel Cook, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Dundee, will be delivering the keynote lecture at the Satire: Deaths, Births, and Legacies conference at York St John University on 2nd June.
His topic will be the extraordinary legacy of the Irish satirist Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver's Travels, A Tale of a Tub, and other works. Dr Cook has published widely on the life and works of Swift, and he is currently completing a monograph on the satirist and a new critical edition of Gulliver's Travels.
As part of the recent 350th anniversary celebrations of Swift's birth, Dr Cook appeared on a BBC Radio 3 documentary and wrote an article for The Conversation on Eight surprising things it's time you knew about Gulliver's Travels.