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Author Hoffmann, Benjamin, 1985- author.

Uniform Title Amérique posthume. English
Title Posthumous America : literary reinventions of America at the end of the eighteenth century / Benjamin Hoffmann ; translated by Alan J. Singerman.

Publication Info. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 electronic resource (244 pages )
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-225) and index.
Contents Introduction : new world paradoxes -- Saint-John de Crèvecœur and nostalgia for colonial America -- Lezay-Marnésia and nostalgia for the American golden age -- Chateaubriand and nostalgia for French America -- Conclusion : America, a mobile sign.
Summary "An English translation of Benjamin Hoffmann's French monograph L'Amérique posthume. Examines the literary idealization of a lost American past in eighteenth-century French literature"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte de, 1768-1848 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lezay-Marnézia, Claude-François-Adrien, marquis de, 1735-1800 -- Criticism and interpretation.
St. John de Crèvecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chateaubriand, François-Rene, vicomte de, 1768-1848 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lezay-Marnezia, Claude-François-Adrien, marquis de, 1735-1800 -- Criticism and interpretation.
St. John de Crevecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte de, 1768-1848. (OCoLC)fst00052649
Lezay-Marnézia, Claude-François-Adrien, marquis de, 1735-1800. (OCoLC)fst00283631
St. John de Crèvecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813. (OCoLC)fst00091434
Travelers' writings, French -- History and criticism.
United States -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Écrits de voyageurs français -- Histoire et critique.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- French.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Modern -- General.
Travelers' writings, French. (OCoLC)fst01155743
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Travel writing.
Récits de voyages.
Added Author Singerman, Alan J., translator.
Other Form: Print version: Posthumous America University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2018] 9780271080079 (cloth : alk. paper) (DLC) 2017060786
ISBN 9780271080079 cloth : alk. paper
9780271081823 (electronic bk.)
0271081821 (electronic bk.)
9780271081847 (electronic bk.)
0271081848 (electronic bk.)
0271080078
Standard No. CHVBK 556235290
CHNEW 001035068
AU@ 000066532522
AU@ 000069200881

 
    
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