Discovery of Europe; the story of American experience in the old world; edited with an introduction and comments, by Philip Rahv.


Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947.

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Subjects American literature.
Europa.
Europe -- Description and travel.
Europe.
Literatur.
Travel.
USA.
Description xix, 743 pages 23 cm
Copyright Date 1947.
Contents part 1. Pilgrims extraordinary: Benjamin Franklin: Letters from London and Paris -- John and Abigail Adams: Diary and letters -- Thomas Jefferson: Six letters from Paris -- part 2. The vaunted scene: George Ticknor: Wanderjahre: 1815-1819 -- Washington Irving: Rural life in England -- James Fenimore Cooper: A dinner for Mr. Canning ; National differences -- Herman Melville: What Redburn saw in Lancelot's -Hey -- Ralph Waldo Emerson: Two visits -- Margaret Fuller: The Roman Revolution: three letters -- Nathaniel Hawthorne: Consular experiences ; Leamington Spa ; Concerning Rome ; The emptiness of picture-galleries -- William Dean Howells: Winter and spring in Venice -- Charles Eliot Norton: Letters from Paris, Florence, and Siena -- Mark Twain: Innocents abroad -- Henry James: The banquet of initiation ; Life in London ; A bundle of letters ; The siege of Rome -- Henry Adams: Letters from abroad (1891-1911) -- Andrew D. White: Walks and talks with Tolstoi, March, 1894 -- Henry B. Fuller: The pilgrim sons -- William James: Four letters -- Randolph Bourne: On the eve of war -- part 3. War and revolution: Walter Hines Page: Confidences of an ambassador -- Colonel House: Intimate papers -- John Dos Passos: Nobody's fighting about anything -- John Reed: The fall of the provisional government -- Lincoln Steffens: The Bullitt Mission to Moscow -- part 4. Between two wars: Malcolm Cowley: Traveler's cheque -- Ring Lardner: The other side -- Sinclair Lewis: Abroad with the Dodsworths -- Gertrude Stein: An American and France -- William Carlos Williams: The Venus -- Edmund Wilson: On the margin of Moscow -- Thomas Wolfe: The universe of Daisy Purvis ; "One big fool" -- William E. Dodd: Berlin: 1933-36 -- Ernest Hemingway: An American in Spain -- Henry Miller: Vive la France -- Vincent Sheehan: The thirteen bus.
Genre Anthologie.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1309618
(OCoLC)ocm01309618
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973,
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