American Notes

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Charles Dickens records his impressions of America during his 1842 journey. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Travel & Geography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Dedication and Prefaces Hamlet
00:04:10
Play 01 Going Away Hamlet
00:19:57
Play 02 The Passage Out Hamlet
00:33:34
Play 03 Boston, part one Hamlet
00:49:48
Play 04 Boston, part two Hamlet
00:39:52
Play 05 An American Railroad. Lowell and its Factory System Hamlet
00:20:39
Play 06 Worcester. The Connecticut River. Hartford. New Haven. To New York Hamlet
00:20:09
Play 07 New York Hamlet
00:41:13
Play 08 Philadelphia, and its Solitary Prison Hamlet
00:35:51
Play 09 Washington. The Legislature. And the President’s House Hamlet
00:38:35
Play 10 A Night Steamer on the Potomac River. Virginia Road, and a Black Driver. Richmond. Baltimore. The Harrisburg Mail, and a Glimpse of the City. A Canal Boat Hamlet
00:40:19
Play 11 Some further Account of the Canal Boat, its Domestic Economy, and its Passengers. Journey to Pittsburg across the Alleghany Mountains. Pittsburg Hamlet
00:24:28
Play 12 From Pittsburg to Cincinnati in a Western Steamboat. Cincinnati Hamlet
00:21:38
Play 13 From Cincinnati to Louisville in another Western Steamboat; and from Louisville to St. Louis in another. St. Louis Hamlet
00:26:49
Play 14 A Jaunt to the Looking-glass Prairie and back Hamlet
00:19:08
Play 15 Return to Cincinnati. A Stage-coach Ride from that City to Columbus, and thence to Sandusky. So, by Lake Erie, to the Falls of Niagara Hamlet
00:37:40
Play 16 In Canada; Toronto; Kingston; Montreal; Quebec; St. John’s. In the United States again; Lebanon; The Shaker Village; West Point Hamlet
00:42:43
Play 17 The Passage Home Hamlet
00:18:53
Play 18 Slavery Hamlet
00:35:04
Play 19 Concluding Remarks - Postscript Hamlet
00:24:47