Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile

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Fordham University Press, 1991 - 497 страници
Israel Potter is a historical novel about a soldier in the American Revolution who fought at Bunker Hill, was captured by the British and imprisoned in England, escaped, served as a spy for the American cause, was a sailor under Captqain John Paul Jones, and, after war, impoverished and unable to return to his native New England, remained in London until near the end of his life. In addition to a complete reproduction of the second printing (1855) of the novel, an extensive editorial supplement is provided, which includes Professor Cohen's essay "Israel Potter: Background and Foreground" and line-by-line annotions to the novel's text.

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CHAPTER PAOB
9
The youthful adventures of Israel
16
IIL Israel goes to the wars and reaching Bunker Hill in time
23
Авторско право

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Често срещани думи и фрази

Информация за автора (1991)

Herman Melville (1819-1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and poet. Hennig Cohen is Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania and former editor of American Quarterly. He is recognized as a leading Melville scholar.

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