Monthly Archives: January 2014
Authors: Joseph Addison and Richard Steele Book: The Spectator, vol. 1 (1710-1711) In Tuesday’s Class, we read some of the literary journalism written by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele. These two wrote newsletters that appeared in coffee shops everyday from … Continue reading
Author: Michael Chevalier Book: Society Manners and Politics in the United States (1833-1835) Publisher: Weeks, Jordan and Company in Boston, 1839 Michael Chevalier was a French engineer and free market liberal who made various observations during his trip to the United … Continue reading
Author: Charles Dickens Book Title: American Notes for General Circulation Published by: Baudry’s European Library in Paris, 1842 For today’s class we read some literary work by the famous English writer Charles Dickens. While many people know him for … Continue reading
Author: Victor Klarwill Book: The Fugger News-Letters, 1568-1605 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York & London, The Knickerbocker Press Fig. 1: The Fugger News-Letters The Fugger family was an extremely wealthy and influential family in Germany during the fifteenth and … Continue reading
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