THE AESTHETICISM OF CREVECOEUR'S AMERICAN FARMER
- Farmer versus Lawyer. Carlson, David // Early American Literature;Jun2003, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p257
This article focuses on the text 'Letters From an American Farmer,' by J. Hector St. John de Crï¿½vecoeur, in terms of the legal language used by the person of James Farmer in the work. 'Letters from an American Farmer' continues to strike a keynote in the national mythology of the U.S., it...
- Utopic distresses: Crevecoeur's Letters and revolution. Fichtelberg, Joseph // Studies in the Literary Imagination;Spring94, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p85
Focuses on ideological paradigms in the reassessment of Hector St. John de Crevecoeur's `Letters From an American Farmer.' Crevecoeur's utopian idealism; Text's positive tenor; Ideological critique of cultural values; Louis marin's approach to utopic fiction as a self-reflexive critique of the...
- C. 1775: Pennsylvania. // Lapham's Quarterly;Summer2012, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p78
An excerpt from the book "Letters From An American Farmer," by J. Hector St. John de CrÃ¨vecoeur is presented.
- Mazes of Empire: Space and Humanity in Crï¿½vecoeur's "Letters." Ben-Zvi, Yael // Early American Literature;Mar2007, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p73
This article focuses on the depiction of the interplay of empire and humanity in the book "Letters From an American Farmer" by J. Hector St. John de Crï¿½vecoeur. A main point of the book criticism was that the U.S. has been perceived as its central, dominant organizing topic. Empire refers...
- CREVECOEUR'S 'THOUGHTS ON SLAVERY': LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN FARMER AND WHIG RHETORIC. Saar, Doreen Alvarez // Early American Literature;Sep87, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p192
Presents an analysis and interpretation of the book 'Letters From an American farmer,' by Saint John de Crevecoeur. Perception of Americans on the relationship between politics and literature during the eighteenth century; Depiction of slavery; Causes of slavery.
- 'STRANGE ORDER OF THINGS!': THE JOURNEY TO CHAOS IN LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN FARMER . Winston, Robert P. // Early American Literature;Dec84, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p249
Reviews the book 'Letters from an American Farmer,' by Hector St. John de Crevecoeur.
- A Colonial Farmer's Letters. Boynton, Percy H. // New Republic;6/19/15, Vol. 3 Issue 33, p168
Focuses on the work "Letters From an American Farmer," by J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur. Description of the United States by Crevecoeur as a land of promise; Plans for future industries and commerce with little acreage; Typical American traits of giving thanks for the goodness of God;...
- The Cosmopolitan Revolution: Loyalism and the Fiction of an American Nation. Larkin, Edward // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall2006/Spring2007, Vol. 40 Issue 1/2, p52
An essay is presented on cosmopolitanism. It discusses the philosophical theory's origins in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century political upheaval between Great Britain and America. It focuses on the writing "Letters from an American Farmer," by Hector St. John de Crï¿½vecoeur...
- Figurative Surveying: National Space and the Nantucket Chapters of J. Hector St. John de CrÃ¨vecoeur's "Letters from an American Farmer." Schell, Jennifer // Early American Literature;Nov2008, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p581
Presents literary criticism of the epistolary book "Letters from an American Farmer" by J. Hector St. John de CrÃ¨vecoeur. It examines the commodification of space as private property and the nation-state's attempts to control the organization and distribution of this property. It considers...