Gulliver's Travels (Graphic Classics Series)
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Gulliver's Travels (Graphic Classics Series)

by Jonathan Swift
     
 

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In this Graphic Classics version of a major eighteenth-century satiric novel, shipwrecked voyager Gulliver is cast ashore among the tiny Lilliputians, where he seems to be a giant, then among the giant Brobdingnags, where he seems as small as a mouse. His later visits to other kingdoms include the Country of the Houyhnhms--talking horses who demonstrate to

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In this Graphic Classics version of a major eighteenth-century satiric novel, shipwrecked voyager Gulliver is cast ashore among the tiny Lilliputians, where he seems to be a giant, then among the giant Brobdingnags, where he seems as small as a mouse. His later visits to other kingdoms include the Country of the Houyhnhms--talking horses who demonstrate to Gulliver that humans, whom they call Yahoos, are disgraceful animals. Graphic Classics are graphic novel versions of immortal novels and plays, presented in a way to help make great literary works accessible to students, and encourage boys and girls to discover the joy of reading the masterworks in their original form. Titles in this series tell absorbing, fast-paced stories dramatized with high-quality color illustrations. Each Graphic Classics title includes a thumbnail biography of the author, a list of his or her important works, a timeline of historic events that helped inspire the story, general notes, and an index. Graphic Classics titles are available in both paperback and hardcover editions.

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Presents the complete text of Gulliver's Travels, with five critical essays from theoretical perspectives such as feminism, the new historicism, deconstructionism, and psychoanalytic criticism. Features an introduction providing biographical and historical contexts for Swift's novel, and introductions to the history, principles, and practice of each critical perspective represented. Includes a survey of critical responses to the novel, and a glossary of critical and theoretical terms. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764142802
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Series:
Graphic Classics
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 - 16 Years

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