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Readings on Gulliver's travels
Wiener, Gary.
Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [2000]

Physical Description:
192 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"Jonathan Swift"--Cover.
An introduction to satire / Leonard Feinberg -- Swift's world / Philip Pinkus -- The enthusiastic reception of Gulliver's travels / A.L. Rowse -- Gulliver's travels and Robinson Crusoe / Nigel Dennis -- Swift's satire of English politics / Matthew Hodgart -- The failure of language in Gulliver's travels / Brian Tippet -- The frailty of human beings in Gulliver's travels / by Paul Fussell -- Gulliver in an unreliable narrator / Karen Lawrence, Betsy Seifter, and Lois Ratner -- Swift's technique of reducing men to machines enhances the satire / John M. Bullitt -- Gulliver's travels parodies first-person memoirs / J. Paul Hunter -- Lagado: Swift's satire of scientific knowledge / Clive T. Probyn -- Size as metaphor in Lilliput / Jack G. Gilbert -- Size and social values in Brobdingnag / Howard Erskine-Hill -- Lilliput and Brobdingnag: Swift's experiment in optics / W.A. Speck -- Hopeless worlds: the third voyage / Michael DePorte -- The limitations of the Houyhnhnms / Boris Ford -- In defense of Jonathan Swift / William Hazlitt -- Gulliver's travels is the product of a sick mind / William Makepeace Thackeray -- Swift's unhappy utopia / George Orwell -- Reading Gulliver's travels as a child and as an adult / Marcus Cunliffe.
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