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Mark Twain and male friendship : the Twichell, Howells, and Rogers friendships

Author: Peter B Messent, Amerikanist.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Dean Howells, Joseph Twichell, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Mark Twain; Joseph Hopkins Twichell; William Dean Howells; Henry Huttleston Rogers; Mark Twain; Joseph Hopkins Twichell; Mark Twain; William Dean Howells; Henry Huttleston Rogers; Mark Twain; Joseph Hopkins Twichell; William Dean Howells; Henry Huttleston Rogers; William Dean Howells; Henry Huttleston Rogers; Mark Twain; Joseph Hopkins Twichell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Messent, Amerikanist.
ISBN: 9780195391169 0195391160 9780199964109 0199964106
OCLC Number: 636201523
Awards: Winner of American Studies Network Book Prize 2010.
Winner of British Association for American Studies Book Prize 2010.
Description: 250 S : Ill.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; INTRODUCTION ; Chapter 1 Male Friendship and Post Civil War America ; Chapter 2 Clemens and Twichell ; Chapter 3 Clemens, Twichell and Religion ; Chapter 4 'My Dear 'Owells': Clemens and Howells ; Chapter 5 Clemens, Howells, and Realism ; Chapter 6 Clemens, Manhood, the Rogers Friendship, and 'Which Was the Dream?' ; Chapter 7 Clemens and Rogers: 'Both Members of This Club' ; CODA: FRIENDSHIP'S LIMITS: FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS NOTES ; INDEX
Responsibility: Peter Messent.
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Messent's in-depth research illuminates fascinating subtleties and eccentricities of three male friendships of the private man behind the mask of America's iconic writer J. D. Stahl, Times Higher Read more...

 
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