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- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 2.99
Published anonymously in 1729, Jonathan Swift?s satirical essay, A Modest Proposal , puts forth the darkly comical idea that the starving poor of Ireland might alleviate their economic condition by selling their children as food for wealthy gentlemen and ladies. At its core, Swift?s Modest Proposal satirizes English exploitation of Ireland in... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift is a witty and insightful satirical novel recounts the history of Lemuel Guliver, "First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships". In his travels Gulliver visits the Land of Lilliput, where he towers over the local inhabitants, the land of Brobdingnag where he is much smaller than the citizens,... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Jump into Jonathan Swift's take-no-prisoners parody of seventeenth-century Christianity. Equal parts uproarious humor and incisive satire, A Tale of a Tub dissects the foibles and shortcomings of three brothers, each of whom represents a different branch of the Christian religion. Swift, himself a clergyman, sealed his reputation as one of England's... more...
- The Floating Press 1886; US$ 4.99
This discourse, as it is unquestionably of the same author, so it seems to have been written about the same time, with 'The Tale of a Tub;' I mean the year 1697, when the famous dispute was on foot about ancient and modern learning. The controversy took its rise from an essay of Sir William Temple's upon that subject. At length, there appearing... more...
- Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95
Lemuel Gulliver, a ship's surgeon, tells the story of his shipwreck on the island of Lilliput. On his 'travels', Gulliver meets various other strange people - among them the extremely tall people of Brobdingnag and the useless scientists and philosophers of Laputa and Lagado, who spend their time trying to extract sunshine from cucumbers while failing... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2005; US$ 12.95
This Graphic Novel Series features classic tales retold with attractive color illustrations. Educatiors using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system adapted each title. Each 70 page, softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Introduce literature to reluctant readers and motivate struggling readers. Students build confidence... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
A Tale of a Tub is a well known allegorical work and a crystal clear affirmation of Swifts misanthropy with striking religious satire on all human races. It has stirring stylistic impact on its reader due its astuteness of language. Stimulating and thought-provoking! more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Jonathan Swifts legendary work Gullivers Travels was first published in 1726. It is a stinging satire on hypocritical human nature. Through four fantastic voyages of Lemuel Gulliver, portrayed as an observer and prey of circumstances, Swift attacks the British society. As the incomparable master of irony and pun, he entertains... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
Timeless Classics--designed for the sturggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classic novels will grab a students attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience, bringing each book to 88 pages. more...