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Gulliver's travels, and other writings. With an introd. and commentaries by Ricardo Quintana.

Author: Jonathan Swift
Publisher: New York, Modern Library [1958]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books, 100.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Appreciated by children as an adventure story and by adults as a devastating satire of society, "Gulliver's Travels" is a fascinating blend of travelogue, realism, symbolism, and fantastic voyage--all with a serious philosophical intent.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fantastic fiction
Utopias
Early works
Fiction
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Gulliver's travels, and other writings.
New York, Modern Library [1958]
(OCoLC)615711146
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Swift
OCLC Number: 924281
Description: 550 pages 19 cm.
Contents: Gulliver's travels --
A tale of a tub, The battle of the books, A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit --
Resolutions, A meditation upon a broom-stick, Thoughts on various subjects 1699-1706 --
From the Partridge-Bickerstaff Papers 1708-1709 --
Some miscellaneous prose pieces 1710-1712 --
Some later prose pieces 1724-1731 --
From the journal to Stella --
From Swift's correspondence --
Some verse pieces 1709-1733.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books, 100.

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Appreciated by children as an adventure story and by adults as a devastating satire of society, "Gulliver's Travels" is a fascinating blend of travelogue, realism, symbolism, and fantastic voyage--all with a serious philosophical intent.

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