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Perspectives On Gulliver S Travels

Author : K.M. Jan
ISBN : 8126903457
Genre : Political satire, English
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Perspectives On Gulliver S Travels Is Meant To Be A Useful Guide For Students As Well As Teachers. It Embraces The Entire Spectrum Of The Various Aspects Of Jonathan Swift S Gulliver S Travels. It Deals With The Life And Works Of The Author, The Philosophical Background, Satire, Irony, Misanthropy, Misogyny, Structure, Prose Style As Well As The Chapter-Wise Summary Of The Book With Comments.
Category: Political satire, English

Gulliver S Travels

Author : Jonathan Swift
ISBN : 1603037225
Genre : Fiction
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Gulliver S Travels

Author : Jonathan Swift
ISBN : 9781555760656
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Bring the Classics To Life. These novels have been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. Key words are defined and used in context. Multiple-choice questions require the student to recall specific details, sequence the events, draw inferences from story context, develop another name for the chapter, and choose the main idea. Let the Classics introduce Kipling, Stevenson, and H.G. Wells. Your students will embrace the notion of Crusoe's lonely reflections, the psychological reactions of a Civil War soldier at Chancellorsville, and the tragedy of the Jacobite Cause in 18th Century Scotland. In our society, knowledge of these Classics is a cultural necessity. Improves fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Gulliver S Travels

Author : Martin Woodside
ISBN : 1402726627
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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An abridged version of the voyages of an eighteenth-century Englishman that carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall, and Brobdingnag, a land peopled by giants.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Genres Of Gulliver S Travels

Author : Frederik N. Smith
ISBN : 0874133599
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A reevaluation of Swift's masterpiece and a test of the usefulness of examining a text through the perspective of genre. Gulliver is explored from the standpoint of picaresque, history, novel, children's literature, illustrated book, scientific prose, science fiction, philosophical treatise, and satire.
Category: Literary Criticism

God Gulliver And Genocide

Author : Claude Julien Rawson
ISBN : 0199257507
Genre : Literary Criticism
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We are obsessed with 'barbarians'. They are the 'not us', who don't speak our language, or 'any language', whom we depise, fear, invade and kill; for whom we feel compassion, or admiration, and an intense sexual interest; whose innocence or vigour we aspire to, and who have an extraordinary influence on the comportment, and even modes of dress, of our civilised metropolitan lives; whom we often outdo in the barbarism we impute to them; and whose suspected resemblance to us haunts our introspections and imaginings. They come in two overlapping categories, ethnic others and home-grown pariahs: conquered infidels and savages, the Irish, the poor, the Jews. This book looks afresh at how we have confronted the idea of 'barbarism', in ourselves and others, from 1492 to 1945, through the voices of many writers, chiefly Montaigne, Swift and, to a lesser extent, Shaw.
Category: Literary Criticism

Gulliver S Travels Maxnotes Literature Guides

Author : Stephen Stertz
ISBN : 0738673544
Genre : Study Aids
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REA's MAXnotes for Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.
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Gulliver S Travels Jonathan Swift New Edition

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9781438113906
Genre : Imaginary societies in literature
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Presents a collection of essays analyzing Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's travels, including a chronology of the author's works and life.
Category: Imaginary societies in literature

Gulliver S Travels Movie Novelization

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ISBN : 1442409827
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In this contemporary reimagining of the Jonathan Swift classic, Jack Black plays Lemuel Gulliver, a travel writer who lands an assignment in Bermuda, but soon finds himself in the hidden island of Lilliput instead. He is literally a giant among the native Lilliputians, and quickly makes a big impression with them--especially after he stops the princess of Lilliput from being kidnapped by their enemies, the Belfuscians . . . and he tells them that he is President the Awesome from the Island of Manhattan. This adaptation retells the hilarious movie story for readers aged 8-12, and includes an 8-page insert of full-color images from the movie.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Gulliver S Travels Literary Touchstone Edition

Author : Jonathan Swift
ISBN : 9781580493918
Genre : Fantasy
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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary and reader?s notes to help the modern reader contend with Swift?s complex references and vocabulary. First published anonymously in 1727, Jonathan Swift?s Gulliver?s Travels created a storm of criticism?from those who believed the stories to be true and ?knew exactly? who Lemuel Gulliver was, to those who demanded that the writer of the seditious tales be hunted down and executed for high treason. Even today, Swift?s vitriolic attacks on politics, culture, and human nature itself have earned him the reputation of a crazed misanthrope. Swift, through his hero, consistently rails against political whims, human follies, and the bestial behaviors of the human race: In Lilliput, Gulliver is twelve times the size of the European-like natives. In Brobdingnag, he is one-twelfth the size of the primitive but moral inhabitants. In Laputa, buildings collapse and clothing does not fit, although constructed by the most ?modern? and ?reasonable? means. Finally, in the land of the horse-like Houyhnhnms Gulliver realizes that he and his race are nothing but a brood of Yahoos.
Category: Fantasy