Gulliver"s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse (Nonesuch Press) by Jonathan Swift

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Subjects:

  • 16th to 18th century fiction,
  • Other prose: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • General,
  • 18th Century English Literature,
  • Poetry,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages868
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12073284M
ISBN 101871061180
ISBN 109781871061185

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Reviewed in the United States on 5/5. This edition presents Jonathan Swift's most important Irish writings in both prose and verse, together with an introduction, head notes and annotations that shed new light on the full context and significance of each piece. Familiar works such as "Gulliver's Travels" and "A Tale of a Tub" acquire.

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By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships, Gulliver's Travels is the story of the travels of Lemuel Gulliver, to such exotic places as Lilliput and Brobdingnag.

Henry Morley, renowned academic in the field of English literature, collects his choice of works that best showcase the diversity and quality of English writing in this five volume library set. From 'Beowulf' to 'Gulliver's Travels', this range of poetry. SWIFT, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS AND SELECTED WRITINGS IN VERSE AND PROSE JONATHAN SWIFT; JOHN HAYWARD (editor) Published by NONESUCH PRESS ().

GULLIVER’S TRAVELS into several REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD. BY JONATHAN SWIFT, D.D., DEAN OF ST. PATRICK’S, DUBLIN. [First published in –7.] THE PUBLISHER TO THE READER.

[As given in the original edition.]. Jonathan Swift: Gullivers Travels and Selected Writings in Prose & Verse The Nonesuch Press, Bloomsbury- Random House, New York Second Impression Hardback Good copy in neat condition for age with some marks and wear on cover as shown in photos.

Pages are neat with some light tanning on edges and binding is intact. UK freepost. Anglo-Irish poet, satirist and clergyman, Jonathan Swift (), was born in Dublin to English parents.

He embarked on a career as diplomatic secretary and became increasingly involved in politics. He published many satirical works of verse and prose, including 'A Tale of a Tub', 'A Modest Proposal', and 'Gulliver's Travels'.4/5(6). SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.

Edited by John Hayward. Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press & New York: Random House, First Nonesuch edition. xviii, Modern half maroon calf on maroon cloth boards, title, author and year in gilt direct on spine.

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By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships is a prose satire by the Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, satirising both human nature and the "travellers' tales" literary subgenre.

It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. Swift’s Irish Writings: Selected Prose and Poetry () View larger image. Byor view our freely available titles. Synopsis This edition presents Jonathan Swift's most important Irish writings in both prose and verse, together with an introduction, head notes and annotations that shed new light on the full context and significance of.

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Gulliver's Travels and Selected Writings In Prose and Verse Letters, Written By the Late Jonathan Swift, Dd Dean Of St Patrick's, Dublin, and Several Of His Friends The Prose Works Of. Gulliver asks the reader’s forgiveness for “dwelling on these particulars” but that, while they seem insignificant, they “will certainly help a philosopher to enlarge his thoughts and imagination, and apply them to the benefit of public as well as private life,” which is Gulliver’s purpose for writing his travels.

Gulliver’s Travels was first published anonymously in A bitter satire of the society of the day, it was immediately popular. Unfortunately, a strong argument can be made that the failings of mankind and the ills of society to which Swift objected have improved only slightly during the years since the book.

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This edition presents Jonathan Swift's most important Irish writings in both prose and verse, together with an introduction, head notes and annotations that shed new. A very popular book written by author Jonathan Swift is entitled ‘Gulliver’s Travels’. It was first published in and re-released by Penguin Classics in The book follows the adventures of the main character named Lemuel Gulliver and is set in fictional places knows as Lilliput and Brobdingnag.

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Henri Michaux is one of the great figures in modern French poetry. This selection is from LEspace du Dedans, which collected eight books of prose poems, sketches and free verse. Brilliantly translated by Richard Ellmann, Michaux asks readers to join him in a fantastic world of the imagination/5(16).

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

The people of these countries. Home Gulliver's Travels E-Text: THE PUBLISHER TO THE READER E-Text Gulliver's Travels 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 on the mother's side.

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The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, 11 (Oxford, revised edition), ; and Harold Williams, The Text of. This book is especially rich in its listings of translations of Swift's works into foreign languages. Also, since the first edition (A Bibliography of the Writings in Prose and Verse of Jonathan Swift, D.D.) has long been out of print, this volume will be invaluable to book dealers, bibliophiles, and scholars, teachers, and students of.

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The essays collected here offer the first comprehensive, integrated survey of that record. They shed new light on the politics of the eighteenth-century book trade, on Swift's innovations as a maker of books, on the habits and opinions revealed by his commentary on printed texts and on the re-shaping of the Swiftian book after his death.Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

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