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Nineteenth-Century British Travelers in the New World by Christine DeVine,Christine, Professor DeVine

By Christine DeVine,Christine, Professor DeVine

With more cost-effective publishing charges and the explosion of periodical publishing, the impression of recent global commute narratives was once better through the 19th century than ever earlier than, as they provided an figuring out not just of the USA via British eyes, but in addition a lens notwithstanding which nineteenth-century Britain may possibly view itself. regardless of the variations in objective and procedure, the writers and artists mentioned in Nineteenth-Century British tourists within the New World-from Fanny Wright arriving in the United States in 1818 to the go back of Henry James in 1904, and together with Charles Dickens, Frances Trollope, Isabella chook, Fanny Kemble, Harriet Martineau, and Robert Louis Stevenson between others, in addition to artists equivalent to Eyre Crowe-all contributed to the continuing development of the United States as a build for audiences at domestic. those tourists' tales and photographs hence provided an idea of the US over which Britons may perhaps crow approximately their very own intended sophistication, and a democratic version in which to posit their very own destiny, all of which means the significance of transatlantic shuttle writing and the ‘idea of the United States’ to nineteenth-century Britain.

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