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Love-hate relations : English and American sensibilities / Stephen Spender.


[1st ed.].. New York : Random House, [1974] .
ISBN 0394490622

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Subjects Comparative literature -- American and English.
Comparative literature -- English and American.
Littérature comparée -- Américaine et anglaise.
Littérature comparée -- Anglaise et américaine.
Description xxviii, 318 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Based on the Clark lectures given by the author at Cambridge University in 1965.
Contents [1.] The immense advantage: American thoughts and English thoughts -- The American ambivalence -- Thinking American through being American -- Subjective America, objective Europe -- [2.] The specter of Americanization: Americanizing -- European attitudes -- Past and nowness -- American solutions -- American materialism, European materialism -- Americanization as Europeanization -- [3.] Henry James as center of the English-American language: The critic as center of his own fiction -- The refusal to be provincial -- The aims of fiction -- The sexual subject -- The choice of London -- America, 1904 -- Baudelaire and Whitman -- American womanhood and English language -- The expatriate visitor -- A less refined Henry -- American redemption -- [4.] Ebb tide in England: Georgians -- The American visitors -- The persona of bridges -- Frost and Edward Thomas -- English poets and the war -- The divergence of the Twain -- [5.] English threnody, American tragedy: Novelists of poetry and saturation -- Elegies for England: E.M. Forster -- Lawrentian love-hate for England -- Long-term and short-term England -- Post-mortem effects -- American self-involvement -- The American advantage.
Geographic Area United States
Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)754525
(OCoLC)ocm00754525
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WorldCat Identities Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
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