American Notes

American Notes

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"This is not the republic of my imagination," Charles Dickens noted ruefully of his 1842 visit to the United States. His American Notes forms a stinging reproof of the country's embrace of slavery, its corrupt press and woeful sanitary conditions, and its citizens' offensive manners. Written with the author's customary observational powers and incisive wit, this volume offers a fascinating glimpse of 19th-century America.

Dickens was not entirely hostile toward his… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Dover Publications (October 23, 2017)

Collection: Dover Thrift Editions

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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