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Gulliver's Travels.

Author: Jonathan Swift; Claude Rawson; Ian Higgins
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2005.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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IGulliver's Travels purports to be a travel book, and describes the shipwrecked Gulliver's encounters with the inhabitants of four extraordinary places: Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa, and the country of the Houyhnhnms. A consumately skilful blend of fantasy and realism makes Gulliver's Travels by turns hilarious, frightening, and profound. This new edition includes the changing frontispiece portraits of Gulliver  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Swift; Claude Rawson; Ian Higgins
ISBN: 9780191517150 0191517151 1281769835 9781281769831
OCLC Number: 476256764
Description: 1 online resource (423 pages).
Contents: List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Jonathan Swift; GULLIVER'S TRAVELS; A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT; A VOYAGE TO BROBDINGNAG; A VOYAGE TO LAPUTA, BALNIBARBI, LUGGNAGG, GLUBBDUBDRIB, AND JAPAN; A VOYAGE TO THE COUNTRY OF THE HOUYHNHNMS; Explanatory Notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.

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IGulliver's Travels purports to be a travel book, and describes the shipwrecked Gulliver's encounters with the inhabitants of four extraordinary places: Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa, and the country of the Houyhnhnms. A consumately skilful blend of fantasy and realism makes Gulliver's Travels by turns hilarious, frightening, and profound. This new edition includes the changing frontispiece portraits of Gulliver that appeared in successive early editions. - ;'Thus, gentle Reader, I have given thee a faithful History of my Travels for Sixteen Years, and above Seven Months; wherein I have not be.

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