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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 4.95
Considered one of English literature?s first and greatest satirists, Jonathan Swift possessed a timeless genius for pointing out the foibles of human nature that still has the power to provoke, amuse, and, at times, even outrage our modern sensibilities. This representative collection of Swift?s major writings includes the complete Gulliver?s Travels... 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 1.36
'... a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food...' Swift's devastating short satire on how to solve a famine Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries.... 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 20.00
'It is universally read, from the cabinet council to the nursery,' remarked Alexander Pope when Gulliver's Travels was published in 1726. One of the unique books of world literature, Swift's masterful satire describes the astonishing voyages of one Lemuel Gulliver, a ship's surgeon, to surreal kingdoms inhabited by miniature people and giants, quack... 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...