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Lighting out for the territory : reflections on Mark Twain and American culture

Author: Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fishkin "offers an intriguing look at how Mark Twain's life and work have been cherished, memorialized, exploited, and misunderstood."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Fisher Fishkin
ISBN: 0195105311 9780195105315 0195121228 9780195121223
OCLC Number: 35192358
Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The matter of Hannibal --
Excavations --
Ripples and reverberations.
Responsibility: Shelley Fisher Fishkin.
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In this work, Twain scholar Shelley Fisher Fishkin blends personal narrative with reflections on history, literature, and popular culture to provide a provocative look at who Mark Twain really was,  Read more...

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Ms. Fishkin's reflections on Mark Twain and American culture are an illuminating companion to any consideration of Twain's work. * New York Times Book Review * Lighting Out for the Territory is an Read more...

 
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