Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Jonathan Swift: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Gulliver’s Travels

Appendix A: Preliminary Correspondence

  1. “Richard Sympson” to Benjamin Motte (8 August 1726)
  2. Benjamin Motte to “Richard Sympson” (11 August 1726)
  3. “Richard Sympson” to Benjamin Motte (13 August 1726)

Appendix B: Literary and Cultural Influences

  1. From Lucian’s True History (2nd century CE)
  2. From Sir Thomas More, Utopia (1516)
  3. From Cyrano de Bergerac, The Comical History of the States and Empires of the Worlds of the Moon and Sun (1657, 1662)
  4. From William Dampier, A New Voyage Round the World (1697)

Appendix C: Science, Politics, Religion

  1. From Thomas Sprat, The History of the Royal Society (1702)
  2. From Henry St John, Viscount Bolingbroke, A Dissertation Upon Parties (1735)
  3. Jonathan Swift, Brotherly Love. A Sermon (1717)

Appendix D: Ireland

  1. From William Molyneux, The Case of Ireland (1698)
  2. From Jonathan Swift, The Drapier’s First Letter (1724)
  3. Jonathan Swift, A Short View of the State of Ireland (1728)

Appendix E: Contemporary Reception

  1. Swift’s Correspondence
    1. John Gay and Alexander Pope to Swift ([7] November 1726)
    2. Alexander Pope to Swift (16 November 1726)
    3. Swift to Alexander Pope (17 November 1726)
    4. “Lemuel Gulliver” to Mrs. Howard (28 November 1726)
    5. Swift to Benjamin Motte (28 December 1727)
  2. From Anon., A Letter from a Clergyman (1726)
  3. Poems Attached to Gulliver’s Travels (1727)
  4. From John, Earl of Orrery, Remarks on the Life and Writings of Dr. Jonathan Swift (1752)

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Posted on October 29, 2015