Tagged: satire

Gulliver’s Travels Movie

Gulliver’s Travels Movie

Gulliver’s Travels, the 1939 Movie Gulliver’s Travels, originally titled Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, was...

Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses by Mark Twain

Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses by Mark Twain

It is likely that the literary offenses of James Fenimore Cooper are no more dire than the offenses of at least half the authors represented in a modern bookstore, but Mark Twain certainly enjoyed humorously critiquing...

Jonathan Swift, author of A Modest Proposal and Gulliver's Travels

A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

This famous satirical essay by Jonathan Swift, the author of Gulliver’s Travels, was intended to mock harsh attitudes towards the poor and to critique British policies relating to the Irish. It was originally published as...