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The Resource Gulliver's travels, Jonathan Swift ; edited with an introduction by Claude Rawson ; and notes by Ian Higgings

Gulliver's travels, Jonathan Swift ; edited with an introduction by Claude Rawson ; and notes by Ian Higgings

Label
Gulliver's travels
Title
Gulliver's travels
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Swift ; edited with an introduction by Claude Rawson ; and notes by Ian Higgings
Title variation
Gullivers travels
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Gulliver's Travels' describes the shipwrecked Gulliver's encounters with the inhabitants of four extraordinary places: Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa, and the country of the Houyhnhnms. This new edition includes the changing frontispiece portraits of Gulliver that appeared in successive early editions
Member of
Summary
Gullible ship's doctor Lemuel Gulliver experiences extraordinary travels, in which he goes through a series of apparently child-like fantasy worlds of tiny people and giants, floating islands and talking horses.
Writing style
Character
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
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058370
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1667-1745
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Swift, Jonathan
Dewey number
FIC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1150
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Rawson, Claude Julien
  • Higgins, Ian
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True
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious character)
  • Voyages, Imaginary
  • Satire
  • Satire
Target audience
adult
Label
Gulliver's travels, Jonathan Swift ; edited with an introduction by Claude Rawson ; and notes by Ian Higgings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as an Oxford World's classics paperback in 1986. Originally published in 1726. New edition 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xlviii]-liii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Note on the text -- Select bibliography -- A chronology of Jonathan Swift -- Gulliver's travels -- Advertisement -- A letter from Capt. Gulliver to his cousin Sympson -- The publisher to the reader -- A voyage to Lilliput -- A voyage to Brobdingnag -- A voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan -- A voyage to the country of the Houyhnhnms
Control code
ocn223949108
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
lix, 362 p.
Isbn
9780199536849
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)223949108
Label
Gulliver's travels, Jonathan Swift ; edited with an introduction by Claude Rawson ; and notes by Ian Higgings
Publication
Note
Originally published as an Oxford World's classics paperback in 1986. Originally published in 1726. New edition 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xlviii]-liii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Note on the text -- Select bibliography -- A chronology of Jonathan Swift -- Gulliver's travels -- Advertisement -- A letter from Capt. Gulliver to his cousin Sympson -- The publisher to the reader -- A voyage to Lilliput -- A voyage to Brobdingnag -- A voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan -- A voyage to the country of the Houyhnhnms
Control code
ocn223949108
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
lix, 362 p.
Isbn
9780199536849
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)223949108

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