The American in Paris - Vol. I

The American in Paris - Vol. I

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(Two volumes.) Sketches of Paris and French people : In Familiar Letters to His Friends. An account of the teacher and writer's experiences and perceptions of France, where he had traveled for health reasons in 1835. Noted for its astute and striking descriptions, it became popular in the United States, is published in London as The American in Paris (1838), and would be later translated into French by Jules Janin.

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Sun, 09 Nov 2008 17:59:32 +0100

This book is about the city of Paris first, but also about France, America, their peoples, laws, policies, customs and habits back in 1835.

In this book, you will learn that, back then, American peoples was already very different from French peoples. You will learn what were the benefits and the flaws of both cultures.

Paris lovers will also find a lot of interesting descriptions about almost everything. Here is an example (about the noises of Paris) : «First the prima donna of the fish-market… (more)

Book Details  

Language: English

Published in: 1838

Word count: 63,786 words (≈ about 4 hours)


Copyright: Public Domain

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