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by Jonathan Swift
Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1667, where he lived for much of his life. He was well known for writing satires and political pamphlets. In 1726, Swift published Gulliver's Travels anonymously and it was an immediate hit, reprinting three times that year.
Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1667, where he lived for much of his life. Although Gulliver's Travels was written as a satire of human pride, not as a children's book, it has long been considered a classic for young readers. Jonathan Swift died on October 19, 1745.
The best way to describe Swift's book would be as a fake travel narrative.
view Kindle eBook view Audible audiobook. The best way to describe Swift's book would be as a fake travel narrative. Swift, in other words, was playing with genre conventions the way postmodernists would, some 200 years later. Gulliver's Travels can be filed-with some alterations-under Children's Literature because it is an adventure story, and because of its unforgettable images.
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Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships is a prose satire of 1726 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 claimed that he wrote Gulliver's Travels "to vex the world rather than divert it".
It has been sensitively abridged and retold to make it suitable for sharing with young children from 5+, whilst retaining all the key parts of Gulliver's travels and adventures in the strange lands of Lilliput and Brobdingnag. Detailed full-colour illustrations throughout also help to bring this classic tale to life.
Gulliver's Travels book. I felt something alive moving on my left leg. This is certainly a classic that I believe people should read and experience for themselves outside of any required scholarly endeavors because I think that many of the ills, injustices and idiocies that Swift addresses in this novel are still, unfortunately, very relevant today.
The publisher to the reader. Free eBooks at Planet eBook. my advice, in his book called ‘A Voyage round the world. Part i-a voyage to lilliput. Download free eBooks of classic literature, books and novels at Planet eBook. But I do not remember I gave you power to consent that any thing should be omitted, and much less that any thing should be inserted; therefore, as to the latter, I do here renounce ev-ery thing of that kind; particularly a paragraph about her majesty Queen Anne, of most pious and glorious memo-ry; although I did reverence and esteem her.
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