Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels : Based on the 1726 Text : Contexts, Criticism

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It is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations. "Contexts" collects materials that influenced Swift's writing of the novel, as well as documents that suggest its initial reception, including Swift's correspondence, Alexander Pope's poems on Gulliver's Travels, and relevant passages from Gargantua and Pantagruel. "Criticism" includes fourteen assessments of Gulliver's Travels by the Earl of Orrery, Sir Walter Scott, Pat Rogers, Michael McKen, J.A. Downie, J. Paul Hunter, Laura Brown, Douglas Lane Patey, Dennis Todd, Richard H. Rodino. Irvin Ehrenpreis, Janine Barchas, Claude Rawson, and Howard D. Weinbrot. A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 128 x 208 x 28mm | 498.95g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 12 illustrations, Chronology, bibliography
  • 0393957241
  • 9780393957242
  • 102,074

About Jonathan Swift

ALBERT J. RIVERO is Professor of English at Marquette University. He is the author of The Plays of Henry Fielding: A Critical Study of His Dramatic Career, and editor of New Essays on Samuel Richardson, Augustan Subjects: Essays in Honor of Martin C. Battestin and Critical Essays of Henry Fielding.show more

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