Gulliver's Travels

November 2, 2001|
Gulliver's Travels by JONATHAN SWIFT
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It is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations. "Contexts" collects materials that influenced Swift's writing of the novel, as well as documents that suggest its initial reception, including Swift's correspondence, Alexander Pope's poems on Gulliver's Travels, and relevant passages from Gargantua and Pantagruel. "Criticism" includes fourteen assessments of Gulliver's Travels by the Earl of Orrery, Sir Walter Scott, Pat Rogers, Michael McKen, J.A. Downie, J. Paul Hunter, Laura Brown, Douglas Lane Patey, Dennis Todd, Richard H. Rodino. Irvin Ehrenpreis, Janine Barchas, Claude Rawson, and Howard D. Weinbrot. A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.
Apparently doomed to an obscure Anglican parsonage in Laracor, Ireland, even after he had written his anonymous masterpiece, A Tale of a Tub (c.1696), Swift turned a political mission to England from the Irish Protestant clergy into an avenue to prominence as the chief propagandist for the Tory government. His exhilaration at achieving...
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Title:Gulliver's Travels
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:8.38 X 5.13 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:8.38 X 5.13 X 1.1 in
Published:November 2, 2001
Publisher:W.W. Norton & Company
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780393957242

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