Travels into several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts

TitleTravels into several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts
Year for Search1726
Authors[Swift], [Jonathan](1667-1745)
Tertiary AuthorsGulliver, Lemuel [pseud.]
Volume / Edition2 vols.
Date Published1726
PublisherPtd. for Beng. Motte
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsIrish author, Male author
Annotation

Basis of an entire sub-genre of utopias in which the imaginary voyage leads to worlds peopled by beings differing physically from the human norm but usually endowed with speech and reason. Many such works include a eutopia. Here the eutopia is a land of rational horses, the Houyhnhnms.

Additional Publishers

Usually rpt. as Gulliver’s Travels. Rpt. in Popular Romances: Consisting of Imaginary Voyages and Travels. Containing Gulliver’s Travels, Journey to the World Under Ground, The Life and Adventure of Peter Wilkins, The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, and The History of Automathes. To Which is Prefixed An Introductory Dissertation by Henry Weber, Esq. (Edinburgh, Scot.: Ptd. by James Ballantyne and Co., 1812), 1-114 [Probably the first anthology of utopias]; as Gulliver’s Travels. A Facsimile Reproduction of a Large-Paper Copy of the First Edition (1726) Containing the Author’s Annotations. Delmar, NY: Scholar’s Facsimiles & Reprints, 1976; Illus. Arthur Rackham. London J. M. Dent, 1899 [rpt. with additional illus. London: J. M. Dent, 1909]; Ed. Robert A. Greenberg. New York: W. W. Norton, 1961; Ed. Clauston Jones. New York: Bantam Books, 1971; as Gulliver’s Travels: Based on the 1726 Text: Contexts, Criticism. Ed. Albert J. Rivero. New York: W. W. Norton, 2002; as Gulliver’s Travels and Other Writings: Complete Text with Introduction, Historical Context, Critical Essays. Ed. Clement Hawes, with “A Note on the Texts” by Robert J. Griffin. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2004; as Gulliver’s Travels. Ed. Allan Ingram. Peterborough, ON, Canada: Broadview Editions, 2012; and as Gulliver’s Travels. Ed. David Womersley. Vol. 16 of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 1-444, with a “Chronology of Swift’s Life” (xi-xx), a “Chronology of Gulliver’s Travels” (xxi-xxiii), “Introduction” (xli-civ), “Long Notes” (445-565), “Textual Introduction” (627-774), and other appendices. Part rpt. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950 with vols. of Lilliput and Brobdingnag in lilliputian and brobdingnagian sizes. See also the heavily illustrated The Annotated Gulliver’s Travels. Ed. Isaac Asimov. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1980.

Info Notes

Gulliver Mickey was produced by Walt Disney in 1934, and an animated film was produced by Max Fleischer in 1939.

A spurious third volume was published as by Capt. Lemuel Gulliver [pseud.]. Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. Volume 3. 2 parts. London: np, 1727. Rpt. in Gulliveriana III. Comp. Jeanne K. Welcher and George E. Bush, Jr. (Delmar, NY: Scholars’ Facsimiles & Reprints, 1972), 1-295.

Pseudonym

By Lemuel Gulliver [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

DLC, PSt

Author Note

Irish author (1667-1745) .

Full Text

1726 [Swift, Jonathan] (1667-1745). Travels into several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver [pseud.]. 2 vols. London: Ptd. for Beng. Motte. Usually rpt. as Gulliver’s Travels. Rpt. in Popular Romances: Consisting of Imaginary Voyages and Travels. Containing Gulliver’s Travels, Journey to the World Under Ground, The Life and Adventure of Peter Wilkins, The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, and The History of Automathes. To Which is Prefixed An Introductory Dissertation by Henry Weber, Esq. (Edinburgh, Scot.: Ptd. by James Ballantyne and Co., 1812), 1-114 [Probably the first anthology of utopias]; as Gulliver’s Travels. A Facsimile Reproduction of a Large-Paper Copy of the First Edition (1726) Containing the Author’s Annotations. Delmar, NY: Scholar’s Facsimiles & Reprints, 1976; Illus. Arthur Rackham. London J. M. Dent, 1899 [rpt. with additional illus. London: J. M. Dent, 1909]; Ed. Robert A. Greenberg. New York: W. W. Norton, 1961; Ed. Clauston Jones. New York: Bantam Books, 1971; as Gulliver’s Travels: Based on the 1726 Text: Contexts, Criticism. Ed. Albert J. Rivero. New York: W. W. Norton, 2002; as Gulliver’s Travels and Other Writings: Complete Text with Introduction, Historical Context, Critical Essays. Ed. Clement Hawes, with “A Note on the Texts” by Robert J. Griffin. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2004; as Gulliver’s Travels. Ed. Allan Ingram. Peterborough, ON, Canada: Broadview Editions, 2012; and as Gulliver’s Travels. Ed. David Womersley. Vol. 16 of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 1-444, with a “Chronology of Swift’s Life” (xi-xx), a “Chronology of Gulliver’s Travels” (xxi-xxiii), “Introduction” (xli-civ), “Long Notes” (445-565), “Textual Introduction” (627-774), and other appendices. Part rpt. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950 with vols. of Lilliput and Brobdingnag in lilliputian and brobdingnagian sizes. Gulliver Mickey was produced by Walt Disney in 1934, and an animated film was produced by Max Fleischer in 1939. See also the heavily illustrated The Annotated Gulliver’s Travels. Ed. Isaac Asimov. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1980. A spurious third volume was published as by Capt. Lemuel Gulliver [pseud.]. Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. Volume 3. 2 parts. London: np, 1727. Rpt. in Gulliveriana III. Comp. Jeanne K. Welcher and George E. Bush, Jr. (Delmar, NY: Scholars’ Facsimiles & Reprints, 1972), 1-295. DLC, PSt

Basis of an entire sub-genre of utopias in which the imaginary voyage leads to worlds peopled by beings differing physically from the human norm but usually endowed with speech and reason. Many such works include a eutopia. Here the eutopia is a land of rational horses, the Houyhnhnms.