Benefit of Farting Explained

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    What is the nature, essence and definition of a fart? What are the consequences and disadvantages of suppressing one? Why is farting considered to be taboo? Swift's The Benefit of Farting argues eloquently, in a forceful a posteriori fashion, that most of the distempers thought to affect the fairer sex are due to flatulences not adequately vented. To complete the excursus into this venerable and age-old human activity, Charles James Fox's Essay upon Wind provides a detailed analysis, classification and history of farting, peppered with wit and curious anecdotes about particularly eminent farters of the past.

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    Number of Pages: 120
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781847496805
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    Listed in: Literary essays, Parodies & spoofs
    Publisher: Alma Classics

    Books by Jonathan Swift

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