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American Notes

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • United States - General,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Travel - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9565847M
ISBN 100548024782
ISBN 109780548024782

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In this book, we see nineteenth-century Washington congressmen hocking tobacco-juice loogies all over the Congressional carpets. This book is awesome. American Notes for General Circulation is a portrait of America and Americans unlike any I’d ever encountered. Probably because, as it turns out, Americans liked Dickens's social /5. American Notes for General Circulation is a travelogue by Charles Dickens detailing his trip to North America from January to June While there he acted as a critical observer of North American society, almost as if returning a status report on their Charles Dickens. American Notes, nonfiction book written by Charles Dickens, published in It is an account of his first visit to the United States, a five-month tour (January–June ) that led him to criticize the vulgarity and meanness he found there. Although he was a vocal critic of Britain’s. American Notes for General Circulation (Penguin Classics) Paperback – July 1, by Charles Dickens (Author) › Visit Amazon's Charles Dickens Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Cited by:

About American Notes. American Notes is the fascinating travel journal of one of nineteenth-century America’s most celebrated visitors: Charles Dickens. A lively chronicle of his five-month trip around the United States in , the book records the author’s adventures journeying by steamboat and stagecoach, as well as his impressions of everything from schools and prisons to table manners. American Notes is an illuminating account of a great writer’s revelatory encounter with the New World. In her introduction, Patricia Ingham examines the response the book received when it was published, and compares it with similar travel writings of the period and with Dickens’s fiction, in particular Martin Chuzzlewit. This edition. American Notes was written soon after Dickens had returned from his, first visit to America. That visit had, of course, been a great epoch in his life; but how much of an epoch men did not truly realise until, some time after, in the middle of a quiet story about Salisbury and a ridiculous architect, his feelings flamed out and flared up to the stars in Martin Chuzzlewit. Dickens's American Notes. E. P. Whipple. "The American book has been a most complete and thorough-going success. Four large editions have now been sold and paid for, and it has won golden Author: E. P. Whipple.

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