Compare and Contrast
Topics for Further Study
What Do I Read Next?
Bibliography and Further Reading
Ferrer, Hugh. “Notes on the Connecticut Yankee.” Iowa Review 36, no. 2 (2006): 168-175. Makes connections between Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889) and Lederer and Burdick’s The Ugly American regarding American imperialism and styles of writing.
Hellmann, John. “Vietnam as Symbolic Landscape: The Ugly American and the New Frontier.” Peace and Change 9, nos. 2/3 (Summer, 1983): 40-54. An insightful analysis that discusses not only the novel’s reception and ramifications in American politics and writings but also the authors’ literary techniques and ideology.
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