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Gulliver's Travels & A Modest Proposal By Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver's Travels, a large portion of which Swift wrote at Woodbrook House in County Laois, was published in 1726. It is regarded as his masterpiece. As with his other writings, the Travels was... More > published under a pseudonym, the fictional Lemuel Gulliver, a ship's surgeon and later a sea captain. Some of the correspondence between printer Benj. Motte and Gulliver's also-fictional cousin negotiating the book's publication has survived. In 1729, Swift published A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland Being a Burden on Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick, a satire in which the narrator, with intentionally grotesque logic, recommends that Ireland's poor escape their poverty by selling their children as food to the rich: ”I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious nourishing and wholesome food...”< Less
Gulliver's Travels & A Modest Proposal By Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver's Travels, a large portion of which Swift wrote at Woodbrook House in County Laois, was published in 1726. It is regarded as his masterpiece. As with his other writings, the Travels was... More > published under a pseudonym, the fictional Lemuel Gulliver, a ship's surgeon and later a sea captain. Some of the correspondence between printer Benj. Motte and Gulliver's also-fictional cousin negotiating the book's publication has survived. In 1729, Swift published A Modest Proposal for Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland Being a Burden on Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick, a satire in which the narrator, with intentionally grotesque logic, recommends that Ireland's poor escape their poverty by selling their children as food to the rich: ”I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious nourishing and wholesome food...”< Less
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift By Stuart Matranga
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This edition of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift is edited for young readers, yet preserves the intent and ideas of Swift's masterpiece. This allegory of the hypocrisy of humanity is, at its... More > heart, a romance of the possible, hinting at a society we might have if only we heeded our better natures.< Less
Gulliver's Travels: Illustrated By Arthur Rackham & Jonathan Swift
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Shipwrecked castaway Lemuel Gulliver’s encounters with the petty, diminutive Lilliputians, the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the abstracted scientists of Laputa, the philosophical Houyhnhnms,... More > and the brutish Yahoos give him new, bitter insights into human behavior. Swift’s fantastic and subversive book remains supremely relevant in our own age of distortion, hypocrisy, and irony.< Less
WCC's Swift's Gulliver's Travels By WexYork
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The origins of WexYork Compact Classics lie in foundation humanities courses offered by an American university back in days when at least some acquaintance with the great literature of the past was... More > thought important for a rounded education. WexYork Compact Classics are not adaptations or re-workings, just shortened translations with enough explanatory material to make them accessible and enjoyable in themselves and as stepping stones towards their great originals. Satire today is usually thought of as not much more than witty TV entertainment. Once, though, it was regarded as a powerful tool for the moral reformation of society. The WCC Swift's Gulliver's Travels is probably English Literature’s most misunderstood but most famous example of the genre. NOTE: printed versions of WCC texts carry extensive footnotes< Less
Bowling for Gulliver: The Travels of Michael Moore and Lemuel Gulliver By J. J. Hopkins
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In short, this is a master's thesis that succeeds by juxtaposing four of Michael Moore’s works (i.e. Roger and Me, Stupid White Men, Bowling for Columbine, & Fahrenheit 9/11) against the... More > four voyages of Lemuel Gulliver (i.e. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift). This study, through the application of contemporary and historical contexts, via the literary disciplines of Reader-Response and New Historicism theory, formulates and uncovers more accurate meanings for realities and fact-based allusions situated beyond the works of both artists. Moreover, it provides detailed explication for how working-class rhetoricians like Moore and Swift use satire and context to capitalize upon profound differences that separate a society’s “haves” from its “have nots.”< Less
Bowling for Gulliver: The Travels of Michael Moore and Lemuel Gulliver By J. J. Hopkins
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In short, this is a master's thesis that succeeds by juxtaposing four of Michael Moore’s works (i.e. Roger and Me, Stupid White Men, Bowling for Columbine, & Fahrenheit 9/11) against the... More > four voyages of Lemuel Gulliver (i.e. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift). This study, through the application of contemporary and historical contexts, via the literary disciplines of Reader-Response and New Historicism theory, formulates and uncovers more accurate meanings for realities and fact-based allusions situated beyond the works of both artists. Moreover, it provides detailed explication for how working-class rhetoricians like Moore and Swift use satire and context to capitalize upon profound differences that separate a society’s “haves” from its “have nots.”< Less
Gulliver Joi By Elbert Perce
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In this 1851 updating of Swift's "Gulliver's Travels", Elbert Perce's hapless hero finds himself undergoing fabulous adventures on three fantastic worlds: one he reaches by ship, one by... More > jet-propelled balloon and one by means of the first realistically-described rocket-powered spacecraft in all of literature. High humor, satire and grand adventure are combined in this slim, nearly forgotten classic of American literature. Illustrated.< Less
Gulliver´s Travels: Into Several Remote Nations of the World By Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World,is a novel by Anglo-Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers'... More > tales" literary sub-genre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature.< Less
Gulliver's Travels: Into Several Remote Nations of the World By Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), is a novel by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift (also known as Dean Swift[1]) that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the... More > "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature.< Less

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