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Wyss, Johann David The Swiss Family Robinson
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Wyss, Johann David

The Swiss Family Robinson

€ 16.95

After their ship founders at sea, members of the Robinson family find themselves stranded in an uninhabited, idyllic land. This edition is published in its authoritative original English translation and the subject of an upcoming film remake from Walt Disney Pictures


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction vii
John Seelye
Suggestions for Further Reading xxiii
A Note on the Text xxiv
THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
Preface
1(6)
Introduction to the 1816 Edition
7(4)
PART I
A shipwreck, and preparations for deliverance
11(11)
A landing, and consequent occupations
22(16)
Voyage of discovery
38(18)
Return from the voyage of discovery---A nocturnal alarm
56(16)
Return to the wreck
72(11)
A troop of animals in cork jackets
83(11)
Second journey of discovery performed by the mother of the family
94(15)
Construction of a bridge
109(12)
Change of abode
121(16)
Construction of a ladder
137(12)
The settling in the giant tree
149(6)
The Sabbath and the parable
155(17)
Conversation, a walk, and important discoveries
172(10)
Continuation of the preceding chapter, and more discoveries
182(13)
The imaginary bear---The sledge---A lesson in natural philosophy
195(8)
A bathing, a fishing, the jumping hare, and a masquerade
203(10)
More stores from the wreck
213(10)
PART II
The tortoise harnessed
223(11)
Another trip to the wreck
234(7)
The bake-house
241(8)
The pinnace and the cracker
249(12)
Gymnastic exercises;---various discoveries; singular animals, &c
261(23)
Excursion into unknown countries
284(15)
Useful occupations and labours---Embellishments; a painful but natural sentiment
299(9)
A new excursion---Palm-tree wine
308(11)
A new country discovered---The troop of buffalos; a precious acquisition
319(10)
The Malabar eagle, and sago manufactory
329(11)
Origin of some European fruit-trees-Bees
340(12)
Victory over the bees;-winding staircase; training of various animals; divers manufactures; fountain &cc
352(11)
The wild ass;---difficulty in breaking it;---the heath-fowl`s nest
363(11)
Flax, and the rainy season
374(9)
Spring;---spinning;---salt mine
383(12)
House in the salt-rock;---herring fishery
395(9)
New fishery;---New experiments and chase;---New discoveries and house
404(12)
Completion of two farm houses;---a lake;---the beast with a bill
416(9)
The boat;---progress in the abode of rocks
425(6)
Postscript by the Editor 431(4)
Notes to the 1816 Edition 435(8)
Explanatory Notes 443
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
439 pagina's
Januari 2007
336 gram
197 x 133 x 25 mm
Penguin Classics us

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