Published in London just as the idea of an aAmericana was becoming a reality, Letters introduced Europeans to Americaas landscape, customs, and then-new people. Mooreas readeras edition situates these twelve letters, which shift from hope to disillusion, in the context of thirteen other essays representative of CrAuvecoeuras writings in English.III. What. Is. an. American? I. wish I could be acquainted with the feelings and thoughts which must agitate the heart and present themselves to the mind of an enlightened Englishman when he first lands on this continent. He must greatlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Letters from an American Farmer and Other Essays|
|Author||:||J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, Dennis D. Moore|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2013-01-14|