Gulliver's Travels and Other Writings (Riverside Editions) / Edition 1

Gulliver's Travels and Other Writings (Riverside Editions) / Edition 1

by Jonathan Swift
     
 

Gulliver sets sail for adventure and finds a country beyond his wildest dreams. He's certainly never met anyone like the people of Lilliput. But then the people of Lilliput have never met anyone quite like Gulliver... See more details below

Overview

Gulliver sets sail for adventure and finds a country beyond his wildest dreams. He's certainly never met anyone like the people of Lilliput. But then the people of Lilliput have never met anyone quite like Gulliver...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395051238
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
01/28/1961
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Contents
    About This Series
    Gulliver's Travels: Colonial Modernity Satirized
    Robert J. Griffin, A Note on the Texts
  • I. Gulliver's Travels and Other Writings
    Gulliver's Travels
    A Proposal for the Universal Use of Irish Manufacture
    The Drapier's First Letter to the Shopkeepers, Tradesmen, Farmers, and Coommon People of Ireland
    Letter IV. To the Whole People of Ireland
    A Short View of the State of Ireland
    A Modest Proposal
    Swift's Poems
    "An Excellent New Song on a Seditious Pamphlet"
    "The Bubble"
    "Prometheus"
    "Whitshed's Motto on His Coach"
    "Holyhead. September 25, 1727"
    "Irel[an]d"
    "The Dean to Himself on St. Cecilia's Day"
    "A Libel on D[r.] D[elaney] and a Certain Great Lord"
    "Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D."
    Correspondence
    Swift to Charles Ford, "Declaratory Act and South Sea Bubble," 4 April 1720
    Swift to Sir Thomas Hanmer, "Printer Prosecuted," 1 October 1720
    Swift to Alexander Pope, "Political Principles," 10 January 1721
    Swift to Charles Ford, "Printer Prosecuted," 15 April 1721
    Swift to Alexander Pope, 'Security of Mind," 20 September 1723
    Swift to Charles Ford, "The Name of a Drapier," 2 April 1724
    Swift to the Earl of Oxford, "Important to Themselves," 27 November 1724
    Swift to Charles Ford, "Teased at Whitehal," 11 March 1724–1725
    Swift to Lord Carteret, "Patronage," 3July 1725
    Swift to Alexander Pope, "Vexing the World," 29 September 1725
    Swift to Alexander Pope, "It Is Vous Autres," 26 November 1725
    Swift to the Earl of Peterborough, "Meeting with Walpole," 28 April 1726
    Swift to Mrs. Howard, "Wearing Irish Wool," October 1726
    Swift to Mrs. Howard, "Mercenary Yahoo," 27 November 1726
    Swift to Alexander Pope, "Improbable Lies," 27 November 1726
    Swift to Esther Johnson, "'The Prince of Lilliput' to 'Stella,'" 11 March 1726–1727
    Swift to John Wheldon, "Longitude," 27 September 1727
    Swift to Alexander Pope, "Stranger in a Strange Land," 11 August 1729
    Swift to Alexander Pope, "Dublin's Anti-Catholicism," 2 May 1730
    Swift to the Countess of Suffolk, "A Dose to the Dead," 26 October 1731
    Swift to Mary Pendarves [Delany], "Sociable Evenings," 6 August 1733
  • II. Eighteenth-Century Contexts
    William Dampier, From Voyages and Descriptions and A New Voyage Round the World
    Sir William Petty, From The Political Anatomy of Ireland
    Anonymous, Reasons Humbly offer'd to both Houses of Parliament, For a Law to Enact the Castration, or Gelding of Popish Ecclesiastics, in This Kingdom, as the best way to Prevent the Growth of Popery
    The Declaratory Act
  • III. Criticism
    Edward Said, "Swift as Intellectual"
    Clement Hawes, "Three Times Round the Globe: Gulliver and Colonial Discourse"
    Carole Fabricant, "Speaking for the Irish Nation: The Drapier, the Bishop, and the Problems of Colonial Representation"
    Robert Mahony, "Protestant Dependence and Consumption in Swift's Irish Writings"
  • Works Cited
  • For Further Reading
  • Chronology

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