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

Author: Jeremy Tambling
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This work looks at European reactions to America and American cities in the 19th century. He explores the changes in American 19th century urban culture which made America so different and so impossible to map for the European, and which made American modernity so unreadable and challenging.
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Tambling, Jeremy.
Lost in the American city.
New York : Palgrave, 2001
(DLC) 2001034818
(OCoLC)47018492
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Henry James; Franz Kafka; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Henry James; Franz Kafka; Charles Dickens; Henry James; Franz Kafka
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Tambling
ISBN: 9780312292638 0312292635 9780312238407 0312238401
OCLC Number: 559789250
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 234 pages)
Contents: Tales of Several Cities --
After Dickens: American Notes for General Circulation --
City Spaces: Martin Chuzzlewit --
Writing in Reaction: Dickens, Thackeray, Trollope --
James, Trauma, and America --
The American Scene --
I: Building American Houses --
The American Scene --
II: James and New York --
The American Scene --
III: The Past and Future of American Cities --
The States and the Statue: Kafka on America.
Responsibility: Jeremy Tambling.

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