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Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Across the pond : an Englishman's view of America / Terry Eagleton
Alternate Title Englishman's view of America
First edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E169.Z83 E24 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Popular culture -- United States
British -- United States -- Anecdotes
Subject Eagleton, Terry, 1943- -- Travel -- United States
Subject(s) Popular culture -- Great Britain
Subject United States -- Social life and customs
Great Britain -- Social life and customs
Subject(s) National characteristics, American
National characteristics, British
English language -- Variation -- United States
English language -- Variation -- Great Britain
Physical Description 178 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Divided languages -- The outgoing spirit -- Mortal bodies and immortal minds -- America the dutiful -- The affirmative spirit -- The one and the many -- The fine and the good
Summary A native Briton describes America and its citizens through his English eyes, humorously questioning their choices in bumper stickers, use of adjectives and superlatives, and their overall lack of appreciation for the teapot

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