Travellers, Pirates, and Pilgrims


in Popular Fiction before Richardson

Published in print September 1992 | ISBN: 9780198112631
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670824 | DOI:

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Travellers, Pirates, and Pilgrims

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This chapter discusses three literary concepts that were an important part of the English novels: pilgrims, pirates, and travellers. One example of a popular novel during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was Swift's Gulliver's Travels. The discussions in the chapter show how travel books provided entertainment and education during that time.

Keywords: literary concepts; English novels; pilgrims; pirates; travellers; Gulliver's Travels; travel books

Chapter.  23435 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800)

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