Gulliver's travels

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A parody of traveler's tales and a satire of human nature, "Gulliver's Travels" is Jonathan Swift's most famous work which was first published in 1726. An immensely popular tale ever since its original publication, "Gulliver's Travels" is the story of its titular character, Lemuel Gulliver, a man who loves to travel. A series of four journeys are detailed in which Gulliver finds himself in a number of amusing and precarious situations. In the first voyage, Gulliver is imprisoned by a race of tiny people, the Lilliputians, when following a shipwreck he is washed upon the shores of their island country. In his second voyage Gulliver finds himself abandoned in Brobdingnag, a land of giants, where he is exhibited for their amusement. In his third voyage, Gulliver once again finds himself marooned; fortunately he is rescued by the flying island of Laputa, a kingdom devoted to the arts of music and mathematics. He subsequently travels to the surrounding lands of Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan. Finally in his last voyage, when he is set adrift by a mutinous crew, he finds himself in the curious Country of the Houyhnhnms. Through the various experiences of Gulliver, Swift brilliantly satirizes the political and cultural environment of his time in addition to creating a lasting and enchanting tale of fantasy. This edition is illustrated by Milo Winter and includes an introduction by George R. Dennis.
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Giants
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Gulliver, Lemuel
Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious character)
Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Gulliver, Lemuel -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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Italian language
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Love
Pride and vanity
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Reason
Reason -- Juvenile fiction
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Satire, English
Satire -- Juvenile fiction
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Swift, Jonathan
Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745 -- Adaptations
Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745 -- Correspondence
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auth_author2 Britton, Jasper., Case, David., Corbino, Jon, 1905-1964., DeMaria, Robert., Dietz, Norman., Driver, Lizzie., Garelick, Pamela., Griffin, Gordon,, Jason, Neville., McMillan, Roy, 1963-, Publishing, Saddleback Educational., Shaw, Martin., Soames, Benjamin., Vance, Simon.
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subject_facet Action & Adventure; Literary; Classics, Adventure fiction, Allegories, Audiobooks, Authors, Irish -- 18th century -- Correspondence, Castaways -- Juvenile fiction, Courts and courtiers -- Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, English fiction -- 18th century, FICTION / Action & Adventure, FICTION / Classics, Fantastic fiction, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, General Fiction; Literary, Giants -- Juvenile fiction, Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Gulliver, Lemuel -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Imaginary places -- Fiction, Imaginary places -- Juvenile fiction, Imaginary societies -- Juvenile fiction, Islands -- Fiction, Italian language, Literary, Love, Pride and vanity -- Juvenile fiction, Pygmies -- Fiction, Reason -- Juvenile fiction, Satire, Satire -- Juvenile fiction, Satire, English, Ship captains -- Juvenile fiction, Shipwreck victims -- Juvenile fiction, Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745 -- Adaptations, Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745 -- Correspondence, Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745. -- Gulliver's travels, Swift, Jonathan, -- 1667-1745. -- Gulliver's travels -- Examinations -- Study guides, Travelers -- Fiction, Treason -- Juvenile fiction, Utopias -- Juvenile fiction, Voyages and travels, Voyages and travels -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Fiction, Voyages, Imaginary -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Fiction, Voyages, Imaginary -- Early works to 1800, Voyages, Imaginary -- Fiction, Voyages, Imaginary -- Juvenile fiction, War
title_display Gulliver's travels
title_full Gulliver's Travels, Gulliver's Travels [eBook] Swift, Jonathan, Gulliver's Travels [electronic resource] Swift, Jonathan., Gulliver's travels / Jonathan Swift ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert DeMaria, Jr., Gulliver's travels [electronic resource] / Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's travels [electronic resource] / Jonathan Swift ; with the illustrations of David Jones, Gulliver's travels [electronic resource] / by Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's travels [electronic resource] Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
title_short Gulliver's travels
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