“Original Communications. First Impressions of America. By an Inhabitant of the Moon [pseud.]”

Title“Original Communications. First Impressions of America. By an Inhabitant of the Moon [pseud.]”
Year for Search1836
AuthorsX. O. Z. [pseud.]
Secondary TitleThe New-York Mirror: A Weekly Journal, Devoted to Literature and the Fine Arts
Volume / Edition13.47
Pagination372
Date PublishedMay 21, 1836
Annotation

Satire on the U. S. at the time, the inhabitants of which are compared to savages on the moon. Particularly criticizes the habit of living close together in highly inflammable buildings.

Pseudonym

X. O. Z. [pseud.].

Full Text

1836 X. O. Z. [pseud.]. “Original Communications. First Impressions of America. By an Inhabitant of the Moon [pseud].” The New-York Mirror: A Weekly Journal, Devoted to Literature and the Fine Arts 13.47 (May 21, 1836): 372.

Satire on the U. S. at the time, the inhabitants of which are compared to savages on the moon. Particularly criticizes the habit of living close together in highly inflammable buildings.