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Autograph and typed letters signed (11) : Lincoln and Cambridge, Mass. ; White Plains, New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, [n.d.] and 1935-1947.

Author: Bernard De Voto; Edward Wagenknecht; Pierpont Morgan Library. Wagenknecht Collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Praising his Mark Twain, the man and his work (1935) but taking issue with a few points not covered in his review in the Times, and asking for Wagenknecht's comments on his own book, Mark Twain's America(1932); asserting that "no one corrupted Mark: that he was shaped when he came east. A superficial piety broke out in him like a rash every now & then, but it was superficial & it was also recurrent--had appeared  Read more...
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Named Person: Mark Twain; Dixon Wector; Rev Twichell; Clara Clemens
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard De Voto; Edward Wagenknecht; Pierpont Morgan Library. Wagenknecht Collection.
OCLC Number: 270863883
Description: 11 items (15 pages)

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Praising his Mark Twain, the man and his work (1935) but taking issue with a few points not covered in his review in the Times, and asking for Wagenknecht's comments on his own book, Mark Twain's America(1932); asserting that "no one corrupted Mark: that he was shaped when he came east. A superficial piety broke out in him like a rash every now & then, but it was superficial & it was also recurrent--had appeared before Twichell & before Livy ... "; explaining why he thinks Wagenknecht's portrayal of Twichell is unfair; saying that "When the SRL [Saturday Review of Literature] finally goes under there will be no place in America for free literary opinion"; reporting on his progress going through the unpublished Mark Twain papers but saying he is not at liberty to discuss them; reporting (in 1947) that he has turned over the Mark Twain job to Dixon Wector of the Huntington Library, and along with it Clara Clemens and the title of "THE MAN WHO DID MOST TO DEGRADE AND VULGARIZE THE REPUTATION OF MY FATHER."

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