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Gulliver's travels : based on the 1726 text : contexts, criticism / Jonathan Swift ; edited by Albert J. Rivero.

Authors: Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Call number: SHARED SYSTEM
Publisher: New York : Norton, c2002.
Publication date: c2002.
Subject: Voyages, Imaginary -- Early works to 1800.
Imaginary societies -- Early works to 1800.
Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Voyages, Imaginary -- History and criticism.
Satire, English -- History and criticism.
Travelers in literature.
Travelers -- Fiction.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Gulliver's travels.
Series title: Norton critical edition.
Online: Table of contents
Title: Gulliver's travels : based on the 1726 text : contexts, criticism / Jonathan Swift ; edited by Albert J. Rivero.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: x, 511 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents note: Text of Gulliver's travels: Travels: Voyage to Lilliput -- Voyage to Brobdingnag -- Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Glubbdubdrib, Luggnag and Japan -- Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms -- Contexts: Advertisement -- Letter from Captain Gulliver, to his Cousin Sympson -- [A paragraph on Queen Anne] -- [The Lindalinian Rebellion] -- From Swift's correspondence -- Alexander Pope's poems on Gulliver's Travels -- Lilliputian ode on the engine with which Captain Gulliver extinguished the Flames of the Royal Palace -- from Observations, &c. Upon the travels of Lemuel Gulliver / Edmund Curll -- [The travels of Martinus Scriblerus] -- from A new voyage round the world / William Dampier -- from The Mariner's Magazine / Samuel Sturmy -- from Gargantua and Pantagruel, book 5, chapter 22 / François Rabelais -- Account of a dog dissected / Robert Hooke -- Criticism: [Some remarks on Gulliver's Voyage to the Houyhnhnms] / Earl of Orrery -- [on Gulliver's Travels] / Sir Walter Scott -- Gulliver's glasses / Pat Rogers -- [Virtue and truth in Gulliver's Travels] / Michael McKeon -- The political significance of Gulliver's Travels / J.A. Downie -- Gulliver's Travels and the novel / J. Paul Hunter -- [Reading race and gender in Gulliver's Travels] / Laura Brown -- Swift's satire on "Science" and the sctructure of Gulliver's Travels / Douglas Lane Patey -- The hairy maid at the Harpsichord: Some speculations on the meaning of Gulliver's Travels / Dennis Todd -- "Splendide Mendax": Authors, characters, and readers in Gulliver's Travels / Richard H. Rodino -- Show and tell in Gulliver's Travels / Irvin Ehrenpreis -- [The paratext of The Travels: Gulliver's many faces] / Janine Barchas -- Gulliver and others: Reflections on Swift's "I" narrators / Claude Rawson -- Swift, Horace and Virgil: Brave lies, dangerous horses, and truth / Howard D. Weinbrot -- Jonathan Swift: A chronology -- Selected bibliography.
Summary note: The voyages of an Englishman carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; and a country ruled by horses.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-511).
Genre: Satire.
Fantasy fiction.
Added author: Rivero, Albert J., 1953-
ISBN: 0393957241 (pbk.)
9780393957242 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2001041005
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1410217
Bib No.: 1410217

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