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Inexorable Yankeehood: Henry James Rediscovers America, 1904-1905

Hoople, Robin P.

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ISBN 10: 0838757375 / ISBN 13: 9780838757376
Published by Bucknell University Press, Lewisburg, PA, 2009
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Blue paper over boards with silver titles to spine in white and blue-green jacket with James caricature to front, 8vo. 319pp. Index, bibliography, endnotes, chronology of James' travels in America 1904-05. Book and jacket are as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Jacket in Brodart. Neither ex-lib nor remainder. Multiple copes available, please inquire. Bookseller Inventory # 009461

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Title: Inexorable Yankeehood: Henry James ...

Publisher: Bucknell University Press, Lewisburg, PA

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

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"Inexorable Yankeehood" analyzes the reciprocating collision between Henry James and American journalism during his 1904-1905 tour. Drawing on articles in the contemporary press and supplemented by a neglected visual archive, it charts James' progress as he gathers the impressions upon which he will base his 'theory of America'. If James arrives as a 'restored absentee' seeking a renewed relationship with his homeland, the press greets his return with reverence for his status combined with disdain for his prose.

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Robin P. Hoople taught English and American literature and American studies at the University of Manitoba for more than thirty years. Isobel Waters is senior instructor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Manitoba.

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