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Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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G ulliver’s Travels recounts the story of Lemuel Gulliver, a practical-minded Englishman trained as a surgeon who takes to the seas when his business fails. It s both a satire on human nature... More > and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre.< Less
Gulliver’s Travels By Jonathan Swift
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A largely political and social satire, the book does this by having an average person go on extraordinary adventures to lands that portray the satirical undercurrents Swift is attempting to show.... More > First, the main character, Gulliver, ends up in Lilliput where a race of people no taller than six inches live, he is allowed to stay as long as he doesn’t hurt anyone. After leaving there, Gulliver is stranded once again in a city where this time he is the small person and all the inhabitants are giant sized. The third adventure pits Gulliver in a realm of floating cities where he attempts to get home from and lastly from a realm where the rulers of the kingdom are fantastical talking horses. The difficulties that Gulliver must overcome are reminiscent of the England of Swifts day and are a valuable lesson to us today.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays to people in high Society in Ireland. Born in... More > Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was married to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. His Cousin was married to Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed "Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, returning home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in his home country, writing Gulliver,s Travels, and other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays to people in high Society in Ireland. Born in... More > Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was married to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. His Cousin was married to Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed "Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, returning home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in his home country, writing Gulliver,s Travels, and other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays to people in high Society in Ireland. The Drapiers... More > Letters were among them. Born in Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was niece to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, and writing sermons, returned home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in Ireland, writing the Drapier's Letters, Gulliver's Travels, and putting out other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays to people in high Society in Ireland. The Drapiers... More > Letters were among them. Born in Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was niece to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, and writing sermons, returned home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in Ireland, writing the Drapier's Letters, Gulliver's Travels, and putting out other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less
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Gulliver's Travels: Illustrated Edition By Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver's Travels: Into into Several Remote Nations of the World - Adventures of Lemuel Gulliver, by Jonathan Swift. Gulliver's Travels, is a novel by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift... More > (also known as Dean Swift) that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. The book became popular as soon as it was published (John Gay wrote in a letter to Swift that "It is universally read, from the cabinet council to the nursery"; since then, it has never been out of print.< Less
gullivers travels illustrated By Jonathan Swift
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During his first voyage, Gulliver is washed ashore after a shipwreck and finds himself a prisoner of a race of tiny people, less than 6 inches tall, who are inhabitants of the island country of... More > Lilliput. After giving assurances of his good behaviour, he is given a residence in Lilliput and becomes a favourite of the court. From there, the book follows Gulliver's observations on the Court of Lilliput. He is also given the permission to roam around the city on a condition that he must not harm their subjects. Gulliver assists the Lilliputians to subdue their neighbours, the Blefuscudians, by stealing their fleet. However, he refuses to reduce the island nation of Blefuscu to a province of Lilliput, displeasing the King and the court. Gulliver is charged with treason for, among other "crimes", "making water" in the capital (even though he was putting out a fire and saving countless lives). He is convicted and sentenced to be blinded.< Less

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