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Author Hoffmann, Benjamin, 1985- author

Title Posthumous America : literary reinventions of America at the end of the eighteenth century / Benjamin Hoffmann ; translated by Alan J. Singerman
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2018]
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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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
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.
Travelers' writings, French -- History and criticism.
United States -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Early works.
Travel writing.
Form Electronic book
Author Singerman, Alan J., translator
LC no. 2017060786
ISBN 0271081821 (electronic bk.)
0271081848 (electronic bk.)
9780271081823 (electronic bk.)
9780271081847 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Amérique posthume. English