Gulliver’s Travels            by Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)  Gulliver’s Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially          ...
The book begins with a short preamble in whichLamuel Gulliver, in the style of books of the time,   gives a brief outline ...
During his first voyage,Gulliver is washed ashoreafter ashipwreck and findshimself a prisoner of a race oftiny people,less...
After giving                 assurances of                  his good                 behavior,                 he is given...
Mural depicting Gulliver surrounded by citizens of Lilliput.
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  • Jonathan Swift
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    1. 1. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Gulliver’s Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is both a satire on human nature anda parody of the “travelers’ tales” literary sub-genre. It is Swift’s most celebrated work, as well as one of the indisputable classics of English literature. The book became tremendously popular as soon as itwas published (John Gay said in a 1726 letter to Swift that "it is universally read, from the cabinet council to the nursery". Since then, it has never been out of print.
    2. 2. The book begins with a short preamble in whichLamuel Gulliver, in the style of books of the time, gives a brief outline of his life and history before his voyages. He enjoys traveling, although it is that love of travel that is his downfall .
    3. 3. During his first voyage,Gulliver is washed ashoreafter ashipwreck and findshimself a prisoner of a race oftiny people,less than 6 inches tall, who are inhabitants ofthe island country of Lilliput.
    4. 4. After giving assurances of his good behavior, he is given a residence in Lilliput and becomes a favorite of theJonathan Swift court.
    5. 5. Mural depicting Gulliver surrounded by citizens of Lilliput.
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