The New Romans: Candid Canadian Opinions of the U.S. Al Purdy

ISBN:

Published: 1968

Paperback

178 pages


Description

The New Romans: Candid Canadian Opinions of the U.S.  by  Al Purdy

The New Romans: Candid Canadian Opinions of the U.S. by Al Purdy
1968 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 178 pages | ISBN: | 3.78 Mb

How do Canadians really feel about the United States and Americans? In admittedly biased, forthright terms, The New Romans proposes many diverse answers to this provocative and controversial question.The United States is the glory, jest, and terrorMoreHow do Canadians really feel about the United States and Americans? In admittedly biased, forthright terms, The New Romans proposes many diverse answers to this provocative and controversial question.The United States is the glory, jest, and terror of Mankind..

. there is no nation-state in the world today more committed to myths than the United States.The United States has mobilized the most Barbarous military machine the world has seen since Nazi Germany. youre sitting on your own rumbling volcanoGod bless America . . . for saving us from the fate of Australia.In most countries, academics are the intellectual critics of society, those who are primarily concerned with great moral issues. In the United States, the vast majority of academics have seen their primary role as defenders of the existing system.No other nation under heaven has ever fallen so completely victim to its own folklore as has the United States.Today the United States is by far the most belligerent member of the disunited family of nations.

Her economy is more permanently a war economy than that of any other nation in the modern world.A country which elected, but survived, McKinley, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, and Nixon as vice-president cant be all bad.These are only a few of the opinions, ranging from the relatively detached to the highly emotional, expressed by some of Canadas foremost poets, novelists, journalists, politicians, and intellectuals about their huge southern neighbour. The New Romans represents .an attempt by Canadians to critically appraise one of the most powerful nations in the modern world, a nation with whom Canada is intimately and likely inextricably involved.

This collection of contemporary Canadian opinion will undoubtedly become one of the most debated books to appear in Canada for many years.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "The New Romans: Candid Canadian Opinions of the U.S.":


tvmsosnicowice.com.pl

©2009-2015 | DMCA | Contact us