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Across the Atlantic

Cultural Exchanges between Europe and the United States


Luisa Passerini

Contents: Preface: Ioanna Laliotou/Luisa Passerini: An Experiment in Teaching and Learning – Part I: Jerrold Seigel: Introduction – Pierangelo Castagneto: From Walden to Wilderness: The Making of Anglo-Saxon Identity in Nineteenth-Century America – Silvia Sebastiani: The Changing Features of the Americans in the Eighteenth-Century Britannica – Maurizio Ascari: Prince Camaralzaman and Princess Badoura Come to Tea: Cosmopolitanism and the European Identity in The Europeans – Flaminia Gennari Santori: The Taste of Business Defining the American Art Collector 1900-1914 – Part II: Luisa Passerini: Introduction – Ioanna Laliotou: Visions of the World, Visions of America: Science Fiction and Other Transatlantic Utopias at the Turn of the Century – Elizabeth Fordham: From Whitman to Wilson: French Attitudes toward America around the Time of the Great War – Isabelle Engelhardt: The Creation of an «Artificial Authentic Place» - The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC – Part III: John Brewer: Introduction – Enrica Capussotti: «James Dean is like One of Us...» The Reception of American Movies in Italy during the 1950s – Robert Lumley: Between Pop Art and Arte Povera: American Influences in the Visual Arts in Italy in the 1960s – Saverio Giovacchini: The Gap: How André Bazin Became Captain America – Part IV: Mary Nolan: Introduction – Gerben Bakker: America’s Master: The Decline and Fall of the European Film Industry in the United States (1907-1920) – Bent Boel: The United States and the Postwar European Productivity Drive – David Randolph: Pausing to Refresh: Creating a Market for Coca-Cola in Sweden – Gwendolyn Wright: Good Design and «The Good Life»: Cultural Exchange in Post-World War II American Domestic Architecture – Adam Arvidsson: The Discovery of Subjectivity: Motivation Research in Italy 1958-1968 – Paulina Bren: Looking West: Popular Culture and the Generation Gap in Communist Czechoslovakia, 1969-1989.