From Home and Abroad: American and British Writers in Philadelphia 1800-1910

From Home and Abroad: American and British Writers in Philadelphia 1800-1910

By: John J. Burke (author)Hardback

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This book is a detailed account of the visits of twenty-one famous writers-four British and seventeen American-who visited Philadelphia. Burke focuses on the literary history of Philadelphia. Contents: Preface; Passing Through; Thomas Moore; Washington Irving; Ralph Waldo Emerson; (Amos) Bronson Alcott; James Fenimore Cooper; Edgar Allan Poe; John Greenleaf Whittier; Charles Dickens; James Russell Lowell; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; William Makepeace Thackeray; Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain); Henry David Thoreau; Emily Dickinson; Walt Whitman; William Dean Howells; Oscar Wilde; Edith Wharton; Theodore Dreiser; William Carlos Williams; Henry James.

About Author

John J. Burke is Associate Professor of English at St. Joseph's University.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819195913
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 108
  • ID: 9780819195913
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 081919591X

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