Gulliver's Travels (Norton Critical Edition) / Edition 1

Gulliver's Travels (Norton Critical Edition) / Edition 1

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by Albert J. Rivero, Jonathan Swift
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0393957241

ISBN-13: 9780393957242

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

This new edition of Swift's satiric classic is based on the 1726 text—the edition textual scholars now consider the most authoritative.
It is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations.
"Contexts" collects materials that influenced Swift's writing of the novel, as well as documents that suggest its initial reception, including Swift's correspondence,

Overview

This new edition of Swift's satiric classic is based on the 1726 text—the edition textual scholars now consider the most authoritative.
It is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations.
"Contexts" collects materials that influenced Swift's writing of the novel, as well as documents that suggest its initial reception, including Swift's correspondence, Alexander Pope's poems on Gulliver's Travels, and relevant passages from Gargantua and Pantagruel.
"Criticism" includes fourteen assessments of Gulliver's Travels by the Earl of Orrery, Sir Walter Scott, Pat Rogers, Michael McKen, J.A. Downie, J. Paul Hunter, Laura Brown, Douglas Lane Patey, Dennis Todd, Richard H. Rodino. Irvin Ehrenpreis, Janine Barchas, Claude Rawson, and Howard D. Weinbrot.
A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393957242
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
229,930
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

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Gulliver's Travels (Norton Critical Edition) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
BRMiller More than 1 year ago
Part I and II were quick reads filled with great fantasy which most of us see as THE Gulliver's Travels. Part III was a little boring and hard to get through and Part IV was a perfect combination of fantasy and Swift using great symbolism to strongly express his views.
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