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Author Eagleton, Terry, 1943-

Title Across the pond : an Englishman's view of America / Terry Eagleton.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  801.95 Ea38Be2 2013    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 178 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Divided languages -- The outgoing spirit -- Mortal bodies and immortal minds -- America the dutiful -- The affirmative spirit -- The one and the many -- The fine and the good.
Summary A native Briton describes America and its citizens through his English eyes, humorously questioning their choices in bumper stickers, use of adjectives and superlatives, and their overall lack of appreciation for the teapot.
Subject Popular culture -- United States.
British -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Eagleton, Terry, 1943- -- Travel -- United States.
Popular culture -- Great Britain.
United States -- Social life and customs.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
National characteristics, American.
National characteristics, British.
English language -- Variation -- United States.
English language -- Variation -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9780393088984 (hardcover)
0393088987 (hardcover)
9780393347647 (softcover)
0393347648 (softcover)

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