Atlantic Double-Cross: American Literature and British Influence in the Age of Emerson

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In this ambitious study of the intense and often adversarial relationship between English and American literature in the nineteenth century, Robert Weisbuch portrays the rise of American literary nationalism as a self-conscious effort to resist and, finally, to transcend the contemporary British influence. Describing the transatlantic "double-cross" of literary influence, Weisbuch documents both the American desire to createa literature distinctly different from English models and the English insistence that any such ...

Atlantic Double-Cross: American Literature and British Influence in the Age of Emerson 1989, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226891514

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Atlantic Double-Cross: American Literature and British Influence in the Age of Emerson 1986, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226891491

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