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Swift350 Essay Prize

Congratulations to Paul Gleeson, recent graduate, who has been awarded the Swift350 Essay Prize. Part of the celebrations to mark the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift's birth in 2017, the essay prize recognises an outstanding piece of assessed work dedicated to Swift, submitted in 2017-2018. Paul's essay, on Swift and philosophical pessimism, was written for The Worlds of Jonathan Swift sophister module taught by Professor Douglas. The photograph shows Dr. Amy Prendergast of the Swift350 organising committee presenting Paul's prize.