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American writers in Europe : 1850 to the present

Author: Ferda Asya
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"American Writers in Europe explores the impartial critical outlook that American writers acquired in different parts of Europe, from 1850 to the present, and used as a lens to view Europe and America. Focusing on some less familiar writers, it reveals intriguing aspects of the lives and works of American writers than those of the customarily anthologized expatriates. Offering a broad range of American experiences  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ferda Asya
ISBN: 9781137340016 1137340010
OCLC Number: 842208751
Description: viii, 247 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The search for legitimacy in Nathaniel Parker Willis' Paul Fane / Udo Nattermann --
"God permits the tares to grow with the wheat": E.D.E.N. Southworth in Great Britain, 1859-1862 / Ann Beebe --
Gertrude Atherton's Europe: portal or looking glass? / Windy Counsell Petrie --
The London making of a modernist: John Cournos in Babel / Marilyn Schwinn Smith --
Toward a brighter vision of "American Ways and Their Meaning": Edith Wharton and the Americanization of Europe after the First World War / Jenny Glennon --
American writers in Paris exploring the "unknown" in their own time: Edith Wharton in Morocco and Diane Johnson's Lulu in Marrakech / Ferdâ Asya --
"Homeland strangeness": American poets in Spain, 1936-1939 / Robin Vogelzang --
Fulbright poems: locating Europe and America in the Cold War / Diederik Oostdijk --
Allen Ginsberg and the Beats in literary Paris, or Apollinaire through the door of Ginsberg's mind / Richard Swope --
Almost French: food, class, and gender in the American expatriate memoir / Malin Lidström Brock.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Ferdâ Asya.

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These essays explore the impartial critical outlook American writers acquired through their experiences in Europe since 1850. Collectively, contributors reveal how the American writer's intuitive  Read more...

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