Gulliver's Travels (Paperback)

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Shipwrecked castaway Lemuel Gulliver’s encounters with the petty, diminutive Lilliputians, the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the abstracted scientists of Laputa, the philosophical Houyhnhnms, and the brutish Yahoos give him new, bitter insights into human behavior. Swift’s fantastic and subversive book remains supremely relevant in our own age of distortion, hypocrisy, and irony.

 

About the Author


Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), a poet, satirist, and clergyman, published many satirical works, among them A Modest Proposal.


Robert DeMaria, Jr. is Henry Noble McCracken Professor of English at Vassar College. He has published widely on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0141439491
ISBN-13: 9780141439495
Published: Penguin Classics, 02/25/2003
Pages: 336
Language: English