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- 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...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
Gulliver's Travels is a novel by Anglo-Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 0.99
Juvenalian satirical essay written and published anonymously by Jonathan Swift in 1729. Swift suggests that the impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling their children as food for rich gentlemen and ladies. This satirical hyperbole mocks heartless attitudes towards the poor, as well as Irish policy in general. ]]> 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...