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Gulliver's Travels: Based on the 1726 Text: Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)

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Publisher Comments:

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 , and relevant passages from . "Criticism" includes fourteen assessments of 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.

Synopsis:

This new edition of Swift's satiric classic is based on the 1726 text--the edition textual scholars now consider the most authoritative.

Synopsis:

'\'This new edition of Swift\\\'s satiric classic is based on the 1726 text\\\'\\\"the edition textual scholars now consider the most authoritative.\\n

\''

About the Author

ALBERT J. RIVERO is Professor of English at Marquette University. He is the author of The Plays of Henry Fielding: A Critical Study of His Dramatic Career, and editor of New Essays on Samuel Richardson, Augustan Subjects: Essays in Honor of Martin C. Battestin and Critical Essays of Henry Fielding.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393957242
Editor:
Rivero, Albert J.
Author:
Rivero, Albert J.
Author:
Swift, Jonathan
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Satire, english
Subject:
Voyages, imaginary
Subject:
Satire
Subject:
Swift, Jonathan
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
no. 183
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.2 x 1.1 in 1.09 lb

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