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The American [fragment of new fourth act]

During a trip to Europe, Christopher Newman, a wealthy American businessman, asks the charming Claire de Cintre to be his wife. To his dismay, he receives an icy reception from the heads of her family, who find Newman to be a vulgar example of the American privileged class.

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  • "During a trip to Europe, Christopher Newman, a wealthy American businessman, asks the charming Claire de Cintre to be his wife. To his dismay, he receives an icy reception from the heads of her family, who find Newman to be a vulgar example of the American privileged class."@en
  • "In this classic collision of the New World with Old Europe, James weaves a fable of thwarted desire that shifts between comedy, tragedy, romance, and melodrama."@en
  • "Henry James brilliantly combines comedy, tragedy, romance, and melodrama in this tale of a wealthy American businessman in Paris. Determined to marry a beautiful aristocrat, he must overcome the machinations of her impoverished but proud family."
  • "During a trip to Europe, wealthy American businessman Christopher Newman proposes marriage to the scintillating and beautiful aristocrat Claire de Cintri. To his dismay, he comes up against the machinations of her impoverished but proud family, who find Newman to be a vulgar example of the American privileged class. Combining elements of comedy, tragedy, romance, and melodrama, this tale of thwarted desire vividly contrasts nineteenth-century American and European manners."
  • ""The American" is a novel rich in the way in which it draws archetypal myths and mimetic modes."@en
  • "Christopher Newman, a 'self-made' American millionaire in France, falls in love with the beautiful aristocratic Claire de Bellegarde. Her family, however, taken aback by his brash American manner, rejects his proposal of marriage. When Newman discovers a guilty secret in the Bellegardes' past, he confronts a moral dilemma: Should he expose them and thus gain his revenge?"@en
  • "The tale of a wealthy American businessman in Paris. Determined to marry a beautiful aristocrat, he must overcome the machinations of her impoverished but proud family."@en
  • "The American by renowned novelist Henry James offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the differences -- and, though less pronounced -- the similarities between American culture and European culture. Regarded as one of the most important American writers of his era, James' deft juxtaposition of these two cultural traditions -- set against the backdrop of a subtly nuanced love story -- will delight fans of literary fiction."@en
  • "A self-made American goes to Europe to enjoy his fortune and becomes engaged to a French widow from a noble family. Depicts the contrast between American and European culture."
  • "A self-made American goes to Europe to enjoy his fortune and becomes engaged to a French widow from a noble family. Depicts the contrast between American and European culture."@en
  • "A wealthy young American faces rejection when he courts the daughter of French aristocrats."@en
  • "The American by renowned novelist Henry James offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the differences--and, though less pronounced--the similarities between American culture and European culture. Regarded as one of the most important American writers of his era, James' deft juxtaposition of these two cultural traditions--set against the backdrop of a subtly nuanced love story--will delight fans of literary fiction."@en
  • "The American by renowned novelist Henry James offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the differences--and, though less pronounced--the similarities between American culture and European culture. Regarded as one of the most important American writers of his era, James' deft juxtaposition of these two cultural traditions--set against the backdrop of a subtly nuanced love story--will delight fans of literary fiction."
  • "A wealthy American man of business descends on Europe in search of a wife to make his fortune complete. His bid for Claire de Cintr--eacute--; hand receives an icy welcome from the heads of her aristocratic family. Can they stomach his manners for the sake of his dollars? Out of this classic collision between the old world and the new, James weaves a fable of thwarted desire that shifts between comedy, tragedy, romance and melodrama a fable which in the later version printed heretakes on some of the subtleties associated with this greatest novels. - ;Ỳou you a nun; you with your beauty deface."@en
  • "When the marriage of American millionaire Christopher Newman and French aristocrat Claire de Bellegarde is opposed by her poor but proud family, Christopher uncovers a terrible secret and must discover what is truly important."
  • "Henry James brilliantly combines comedy, tragedy, romance, and melodrama in this tale of a wealthy American businessman in Paris. Determined to marry a beautiful aristocrat, he must overcome the machinations of her impoverished but proud family. A co-production with the BBC, starring Diana Rigg, Matthew Modine, and Brenda Fricker."
  • "During a trip to Europe, Christopher Newman, a wealthy American businessman, asks the charming Claire de Cintr to be his wife. To his dismay, he receives an icy reception from the heads of her family, who find Newman to be a vulgar example of the American privileged class. Brilliantly combining elements of comedy, tragedy, romance and melodrama, this tale of thwarted desire vividly contrasts nineteenth-century American and European manners."@en

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