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Letters from an American Farmer

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ISBN-10: 0192838989

ISBN-13: 9780192838988

Edition: 1998

Authors: J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, Susan Manning, Susan Manning, Susan Manning

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`to the European, the American is first and foremost a dollar-fiend. We tend to forget the emotional heritage of Hector St John de Crvecoeur' When D.H. Lawrence made this statement in his Studies in Classic American Literature, he was thinking of the Letters from an American Farmer. First published in England in 1782, the Letters came at a timely moment as attention was focused on America in the closing year of the Revolutionary War of Independence. Crvecoeur's famous question `What, then, is the American, this new man?' was a matter of great interest, as it became evident that America, that new nation, was taking shape before the eyes of the world. Some of American literature's most…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/22/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English