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

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

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by Jonathan Swift
     
 

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,…  See more details below

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:
257,953
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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Gulliver's Travels 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 150 reviews.
eurekatpt More than 1 year ago
FYI, this free Google download is only Volume 2 of 2. Even though it looks like you will be getting the full book, this ebook is only the second half.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Too many scanning and OCR errors to read -- avoid the frustration
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This version was not scanned well and put nicely into a digital format. Try looking for another version of this tale.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I couldnt tell where the table of contents ended and the actual book began. Perhaps it only looks like this on my original nook?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can't change font size on iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4. Disappointed. Will have to read on laptop.
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.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Guliver's Travels is an exiting book as John Swift brings you in to the lives of: little peole, giants,and brings you into worlds of imortality, a floating island, a world were horses have peple as pets, and much more.
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This book is simply the worst of all copies. First of all it makes no sense. Second most of it is like being washed in mud for 9 hrs then with no towel outside when its snowing. I really sugest that you DO NOT buy or read this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was really engaging and it made me think. It is really interesting to imagine what life would be like if we were six inches or sixty feet tall.
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