Gulliver"s Travels By Jonathan Swift by Christopher Barber Fox

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .

Written in English

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  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Gulliver"s travels,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Swift, Jonathan,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Fiction,
  • Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious c,
  • Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious character),
  • History and criticism,
  • Satire, English,
  • Swift, Jonathan,,
  • Voyages, Imaginary,
  • Literary Criticism

Edition Notes

Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9882561M
ISBN 100312102844
ISBN 109780312102845

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Gulliver’s Travels, original title Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, four-part satirical work by Anglo-Irish author Jonathan Swift, published anonymously in as Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.A keystone of English literature, it was one of the books that gave birth to the novel form, though it did not yet have the rules of the genre as an organizing tool.

Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for Whigs then for Tories), and poet, famous for works like Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, The Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, and A Tale of a Tub.

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A consummately skilful blend of fantasy and realism makes Gulliver's Travels by turns hilarious, frightening, and profound/5(90). Libro jonathan swift gullivers travels by Jonathan Swift and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AUTHOR: Jonathan Swift ( - ) was born and educated in Ireland, but moved to England in his early twenties, and became an ordained priest.

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His character's are fun, witty but at times cruel. I think Swift was hoping to make an impact in the way of showing how prejudice,/5(K). Read PART I. A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT - CHAPTER I.

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Shipwrecked and cast adrift, Lemuel Gulliver wakes to find himself on Lilliput, an island inhabited by little people, whose height makes their quarrels over fashion and fame seem ridiculous. His subsequent encounters - with the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the philosophical Houyhnhnms and brutish Yahoos - give Gulliver new, bitter insights into human behaviour.

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It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. The book became tremendously popu. Gulliver's Travels is an adventure story (in reality, a misadventure story) involving several voyages of Lemuel Gulliver, a ship's surgeon, who, because of a series of mishaps en route to recognized ports, ends up, instead, on several unknown islands living with people and animals of unusual sizes, behaviors, and philosophies, but who, after each adventure, is somehow able to return to his.

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Gulliver's Travels was meant to mock the hordes of books about adventurous travels released at the time which often exaggerated the dangers faced and the belitteled the intellect of the natives encountered.

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