Lost in the American City: Dickens, James, and Kafka

Lost in the American City: Dickens, James, and Kafka

by J. Tambling
     
 

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Lost in the American City gives a reading of developments in American urban culture, and analyzes the responses of Dickens (in American Notes ) and Henry James (in The American Scene ) to nineteenth-century and Modernist America, looking at both in light of the fear, expressed by Kafka, of the outsider becoming in America "the man who was never heard of again."

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Lost in the American City gives a reading of developments in American urban culture, and analyzes the responses of Dickens (in American Notes ) and Henry James (in The American Scene ) to nineteenth-century and Modernist America, looking at both in light of the fear, expressed by Kafka, of the outsider becoming in America "the man who was never heard of again."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312238407
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
09/26/2001
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

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