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" In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American book, or goes to an American play, or looks at an American picture or statue... "
The Works of Sydney Smith - Strana 96
podµa Sydney Smith - 1844 - Počet stránok 333
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Double-consciousness/double Bind: Theoretical Issues in Twentieth-century ...

Sandra Adell - 1994 - Počet stránok 172
...doing statistical annals. Cooper takes her question from the following excerpt of Smith's review: "In the four quarters of the globe who reads an American...American play? or looks at an American picture or statue? Whar does the world yet owe to American physicians or surgeons? What new substances have their chemists...
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Women in the American Theatre: Actresses and Audiences, 1790-1870

Faye E. Dudden - 1994 - Počet stránok 260
...project. They did so in responding to the English clergyman and writer Sydney Smith's famous taunt, "In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American book or goes to an American play?" Because British imports and French and German translations were the most popular plays of the period,...
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Encyclopedia of British Humorists: Geoffrey Chaucer to John Cleese, Zväzok 2

Steven H. Gale - 1996 - Počet stránok 1307
...Smith wrote his most memorable passage on American pretensions to artistic and intellectual culture: In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American...an American picture or statue? What does the world yet owe to American physicians or surgeons? What new substances have their chemists discovered? or...
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American Literary Publishing in the Mid-nineteenth Century: The Business of ...

Michael Winship - 2003 - Počet stránok 268
...Arts, for Literature, or even for the statesman-like studies of Politics or Political Economy ... In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American...American play? or looks at an American picture or statue? ... When these questions are fairly and favourably answered, their laudatory epithets may be allowed:...
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Commercial Culture: The Media System and the Public Interest

Leo Bogart - 1995 - Počet stránok 384
...travelers complained of "American materialism" and "vile cupidity." The Edinburgh Review asked in 1820, "In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American...play? or looks at an American picture or statue?" 9 Mrs. Frances Trollope wrote of America in 1832: "The immense exhalation of periodical trash, which...
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The Opening of the American Mind: Canons, Culture, and History

Lawrence W. Levine - 1996 - Počet stránok 212
...charges as those leveled by the Reverend Sydney Smith in the Edinburgh Review in 1820 when he asked, "In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American...play? or looks at an American picture or statue?" And they agreed with Henry James's litany of American deficiencies: "no cathedrals, nor abbeys, nor...
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Remarkable, Unspeakable New York: A Literary History

Shaun O'Connell - 1997 - Počet stránok 396
...author, made his infamous attack on American culture in the Edinburgh Review. "In the four corners of the globe, who reads an American book? or goes...American play? or looks at an American picture or statue?"44 Clearly, for many observers of the American scene before and after Tocqueville, New York...
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Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century

Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander - 1998 - Počet stránok 536
...for confirmation that American artists and writers could refute the famous taunt of Sydney Smith: "In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American...play? or looks at an American picture or statue?" Dunlap would later feature Cole in his History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the...
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Joseph Leidy: The Last Man Who Knew Everything

...of the New World had induced a deterioration). In 1820, the English essayist Sydney Smith asked: "In the four quarters of the globe who reads an American...play? or looks at an American picture or statue?" This delightful member of the clergy was, in fact, well disposed toward Americans, except for their...
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The Jazz Cadence of American Culture

Robert C. O'Meally, Robert G. O'Meally, Professor of English and African-American Studies Robert O'Meally - 1998 - Počet stránok 665
...to haunt a substantial number of influential Americans for the remainder of the i 9th century: "In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American...play? or looks at an American picture or statue?" 3 Who, Smith was demanding, paid any attention to American culture at all? The question was quickly...
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