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Mark Twain and human nature

Author: Tom Quirk
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007.
Series: Mark Twain and his circle series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores Mark Twain's works--including The Innocents Abroad, Following the Equator, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Puddin' Head Wilson, and What Is Man?--in terms of his interest in the subject of human nature, examining how his outlook on the human condition changed over the years"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Quirk, Tom, 1946-
Mark Twain and human nature.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2007
(DLC) 2007020863
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Quirk
ISBN: 9780826266217 0826266215
OCLC Number: 320324571
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 289 p.)
Contents: Chapter One. 1852-1869 --
Chapter Two. 1870-1879 --
Chapter Three. 1880-1884 --
Chapter Four --
1885-1889 --
Chapter Five. 1890-1899 --
Chapter Six. 1900-1910.
Series Title: Mark Twain and his circle series.
Responsibility: Tom Quirk.

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Mark Twain's fiction and nonfiction was disposed to dramatize how the human creature acts in a given environment - and to understand why. This work takes a closer look at this icon's abiding interest  Read more...

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