Notions of the Americans, Volume 1 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Picked up by a Travelling Bachelor

Notions of the Americans, Volume 1 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Picked up by a Travelling Bachelor

by James Fenimore Cooper
     
 


In this work, Cooper adopts the perspective of a European traveling through the United States for the first time, revealing his impressions of Americans to fellow Europeans. Though lighthearted, this epistolary narrative draws deep comparisons between his “home country” and America—noting that he may be comparing an “unfortunate

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In this work, Cooper adopts the perspective of a European traveling through the United States for the first time, revealing his impressions of Americans to fellow Europeans. Though lighthearted, this epistolary narrative draws deep comparisons between his “home country” and America—noting that he may be comparing an “unfortunate tavern” to “not the worst, nor the middling, but the best similar object” in Europe.

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ISBN-13:
9781411460768
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
366
File size:
0 MB

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