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Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was one of the top-ranking English writers of the eighteenth century. He is widely known as a satirist. His main aim of satire was to reform mankind’s follies and vices. Swift was a man of piercing intellect who.

Dr. Irving N. Rothman, an English literature professor at the University of Houston, recently published an article called, “The ‘Hnea Yahoo’ of Gulliver’s Travels and Jonathan Swift’s Hebrew Neologisms,’ in the annual Swift Studies.

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Lemuel Gulliver recounts his wild tales of strange lands and exotic people in this satirical classic adapted from Swift’s book. In the NOVA production, Gulliver is depicted as a down-on-his-luck physician who recounts his adventure to.

Kids and parents laughed as they were treated to a hilarious production of "Gulliver’s Travels" Saturday at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center. The play was put on by the Improv Playhouse and featured actors and.

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Long thought to have spoken “nonsense” languages, the Lilliputians and other creatures from Jonathan Swift’s 1726 work Gulliver’s Travels may in fact have been speaking variations of Hebrew. The theory was put forth by Irving N.