American Notes ; And, Pictures From ItalyBook - 1987
Dickens' account of his first visit to America and his letters written during a stay in Italy describe cities from Boston and St Louis to Rome and Naples.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987, ©1957
Branch Call Number: 910.4 Di
Description: xiv, 433 pages 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
From Library Staff
Charles Dickens: the first celebrity writer. People followed him to speaking engagements, even in America. He was ambivalent about America. He felt hygiene was too low, and we were too boisterous. He took the money anyways.
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