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Gulliver"s travels, and other writings.

Jonathan Swift

Gulliver"s travels, and other writings.

With an introd. and commentaries by Ricardo Quintana.

by Jonathan Swift

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

103,860

SeriesModern library of the world"s best books [100]
The Physical Object
Pagination550 p.
Number of Pages550
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23248900M

Get this from a library! Gulliver's travels and other writings. [Jonathan Swift; Miriam Kosh Starkman] -- The classic story of a traveler's voyages to several fantastical lands presents the eighteenth-century English writer's scathing satire on the . Parodic, Absurd. We've talked about the ways that Gulliver's Travels parodies the whole genre of the traveler's tale, but the book also includes lots of parodic language at the level of the paragraph. For example, when Gulliver discusses Laputa's lodestone in Part 3, Chapter 3, he writes: By means of this loadstone, the island is made to rise and fall, and move from one .

Get this from a library! Gulliver's travels and other writings. [Jonathan Swift; Miriam Kosh Starkman] -- Gulliver encounters dwarfs and giants and many other strange things when his ship is wrecked as he travels through distant lands. Gulliver's Travels (Oxford Paperbacks) by Jonathan Swift, Louis A. Landa and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Gulliver's Travels, and Other Writings Oxford Paperbacks ; by Swift, Jonathan - AbeBooks.

Get this from a library! Gulliver's travels, and other writings. [Jonathan Swift; Louis A Landa] -- Excerpt from the publisher to the reader: "The author of these Travels, Mr. Lemuel Gulliver, is my ancient and intimate friend; there is likewise some relation between us . As bestselling author and critic Allan Bloom observed: “Gulliver's Travels is an amazing rhetorical achievement. Swift had not only the judgment with which to arrive at a reasoned view of the world but the fancy by means of which he could re-create that world in a form which teaches where argument fails and which satisfies all while misleading none.”/5(8).


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avg. rating Ratings. For the last years people everywhere have enjoyed reading about Lemuel Gulliver's travels in the strange countries of Lilliput and Brobdingnag.

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