Search Results: 'aristocratic Parisian family'

Search

×
×
×
×
4 results for "aristocratic Parisian family"
The American By Henry James
eBook (ePub): $2.99
The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–1877 and then as a book in 1877. The novel is an uneasy combination of social comedy and... More > melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman, an essentially good-hearted but rather gauche American businessman on his first tour of Europe Newman is looking for a world different from the simple, harsh realities of 19th-century American business. He encounters both the beauty and the ugliness of Europe, and learns not to take either for granted. The core of the novel concerns Newman's courtship of a young widow from an aristocratic Parisian family.< Less
Quick Guide: The American By College Guide World
eBook (ePub): $1.25
The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–1877 and then as a book in 1877. The novel is an uneasy combination of social comedy and... More > melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman, an essentially good-hearted but rather gauche American businessman on his first tour of Europe. Newman is looking for a world different from the simple, harsh realities of 19th century American business. He encounters both the beauty and the ugliness of Europe, and learns not to take either for granted. The core of the novel concerns Newman's courtship of a young widow from an aristocratic Parisian family.< Less
The American By Henry James
eBook (ePub): $0.99
"The American" is an uneasy combination of social comedy and melodrama concerning the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman, an essentially good-hearted but rather gauche... More > American businessman on his first tour of Europe. Newman is looking for a world different from the simple, harsh realities of 19th century American business. He encounters both the beauty and the ugliness of Europe, and learns not to take either for granted. The core of the novel concerns Newman's courtship of a young widow from an aristocratic Parisian family. The first half of the novel, Newman's courtship of Claire and his efforts to ingratiate himself with her family, is a witty and perceptive treatment of the clash between Newman's brash and assertive American nature and the haughty, traditionalist views of the French aristocracy; it delights most readers with its humor and grace. The second half of the book descends into melodrama, with the duel, the convent, and the deep dark family secret.< Less
Ready Reference Treatise: The American By Raja Sharma
Paperback: $4.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
“The American” by Henry James was first published as a serial in the magazine The Atlantic Monthly between 1876 and 1877. It was later published as a book in 1877. The story revolves... More > around the adventures and misadventures of Christopher Newman. The book is a combination of social comedy and melodrama. Christopher Newman is an American businessman is on his first tour of Europe. He is a very good hearted person. Since he has experienced the harsh and simple realities of the 19th century American business, Newman wants to find a world which is different. He finds both beauty and ugliness of Europe during his visit, and he is able to learn to take neither of them for granted. The central plot of the story is based on Newman’s courtship of a young widow. She belongs to a rich and aristocrat Parisian family.< Less

Top 10

see more >
 
1
Giving Back Giving Back By James Jones & Jody Fuson
Paperback: $12.95
 
 
 
 
4
Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
Paperback: $20.00
 
 
7
Bootstrap Student Workbook Bootstrap Student... By Emmanuel Schanzer et al.
Paperback: $10.00
 
 
9