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Study Guide to Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, an immediate popular success when it was published as Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World in 1726.

As a novel of eighteenth century Britain, Gulliver’s Travels was a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary subgenre that was popular at the time. Moreover, Swift has given us a book which helps us measure our achievements, our failures and our predicaments against those of another age and another set of values.

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About the Author

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Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, hence his common sobriquet, "Dean Swift".