Going abroad : European travel in nineteenth-century American culture / William W. Stowe.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-149451

Description

xiii, 256 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

American prose literature History and criticism. 19th century
Travelers' writings, American History and criticism.
Americans Travel History 19th century.
American literature European influences.
Travel in literature.
In literature.

Originator

Stowe, William W., 1946-

Contents

Americans abroad -- Travel as ritual -- Guidebooks : the liturgy of travel -- Travel chronicles : testimony and empowerment -- Ralph Waldo Emerson : the reluctant traveler -- Margaret Fuller and the discourses of travel -- The innocents in Europe : Twain, travel humor, and masculinity -- Henry James, or the merchant of Europe -- Henry Adams, traveler.

Publication

Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press

Description

xiii, 256 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-251) and index.

ISBN

0691033641 (acid-free paper)

Call Number

Stacks PS366.T73 S76 1994

Places

Europe