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Centenary Reflections on Mark Twain's No. 44, the Mysterious Stranger
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Joseph Csicsila
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

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In this first book on No. 44 in thirty years, thirteen especially commissioned essays by some of today's most accomplished Twain scholars cover an array of topi
Mark Twain and Male Friendship
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Peter Messent
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-30 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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This book explores male friendship in America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through Mark Twain and the relationships he had with William
Mark Twain, the World, and Me
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Susan K. Harris
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: University Alabama Press

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"Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American literary studies Susan K. Harris retraced the journey of the literary icon as he made his way around the British
Heretical Fictions
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: LAWRENCE I. BERKOVE
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-15 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

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Challenging the prevailing belief that Mark Twain’s position on religion hovered somewhere between skepticism and outright heresy, Lawrence Berkove and Joseph
Huck Finn's America
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Andrew Levy
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-26 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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"A groundbreaking and controversial re-examination of our most beloved classic, Huckleberry Finn, proving that for more than 100 years we have misunderstood Twa
Mark Twain Under Fire
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Joe B. Fulton
Categories: Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-15 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

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Tracks the genesis and evolution of Twain's reputation as a writer, revealing how and why the writer has been "under fire" since the advent of his career.
Mark Twain and Youth
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Kevin Mac Donnell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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One of the greatest American authors, Mark Twain holds a special position not only as a distinctly American cultural icon but also as a preeminent portrayer of
Mark Twain and Money
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Henry B. Wonham
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-15 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press

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Explores the importance of economics and prosperity throughout Samuel Clemens's writing and personal life
Pain and the Aesthetics of US Literary Realism
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Cynthia J. Davis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Demonstrates the importance of physical pain to late-nineteenth century aesthetic sensibilities and, in particular, to American literary realism with a focus on
The Peculiar Afterlife of Slavery
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Caroline H. Yang
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-14 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

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The Peculiar Afterlife of Slavery explores how antiblack racism lived on through the figure of the Chinese worker in US literature after emancipation. Drawing o