Dickens' account of his first visit to America and his letters written during a stay in Italy describe cities from Boston and St Louis to Rome and Naples
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Dickens went to America in 1842 expecting to find a brave new world whose institutions embodied his own political views. The Americans expected him to extol their new nation. Dickens, however, became deeply disturbed by American culture. American Notes attempts to portray fairly the young Republic's new cities, strange landscapes and bustling people, but is coloured by Dicken's doubts about the failings of democratic politics in an egalitarian society.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, 1989. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Mint. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. Marcus Stone Etc. Ilustrador. With contemporary illustrations.D/W slightlyrubbed and some small indentations on front. Book in mint, unread condition. Nº de ref. de la librería 010191
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