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Across the Pond: An Englishman's View of America

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Americans have long been fascinated with the oddness of the British, but the English, says literary critic Terry Eagleton, find their transatlantic neighbors just as strange. Only an alien race would admiringly refer to a colleague as "aggressive," use superlatives to describe everything from one's pet dog to one's rock collection, or speak frequently of being "empowered." Why, asks Eagleton, must we broadcast our children's school grades with bumper stickers announcing "My Child Made the Honor Roll"? Why don't we ...

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Across the Pond: An Englishman's View of America
2014, WW Norton & Co, New York

ISBN-13: 9780393349405

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Across the Pond: An Englishman's View of America
2013, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393088984

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Across the Pond: An Englishman's View of America
2013, WW Norton & Co, New York

ISBN-13: 9780393347647

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