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Mark Twain-Howells letters; the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910.

Author: Mark Twain; William Dean Howells; Henry Nash Smith; William M Gibson
Publisher: Cambridge, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first comprehensive collection of correspondence between Mark Twain and his editor William D. Howells. The publishing practices and critical attitudes of the period are variously documented here as it showcases the Gilded Age in American writing.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Mark Twain-Howells letters.
Cambridge, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1960
(OCoLC)569096808
Named Person: Mark Twain; William Dean Howells; Mark Twain; William Dean Howells; William Dean Howells; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; William Dean Howells; Henry Nash Smith; William M Gibson
OCLC Number: 271361
Notes: Volumes have continuous pagination from volume one to volume two.
Description: 2 volumes (xxv, 948 pages) illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, genealogical tables 25 cm
Contents: VOLUME 1 CONTENTS: --
Gay years (1869-1874) --
A subtle humorist (1874-1875) --
I wish I had been on that island (1876) --
Give me your plain, square advice (1877-1879) --
A million things I wanted to say (1879-1880) --
An indignant sense of right and wrong (1881-1882) --
A mighty good book (1883-1884). VOLUME 2 CONTENTS: --
A mighty good book (1883-1884), continued --
You are really my only author (1885-1886) --
Theoretical socialists, practical aristocrats (1887-1891) --
Old derelicts (1892-1900) --
Fry me an optimist (1900-1904) --
Talk enough left in us (1905-1910).
Responsibility: Edited by Henry Nash Smith and William M. Gibson with the assistance of Frederick Anderson.

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This is the first comprehensive collection of correspondence between Mark Twain and his editor William D. Howells. The publishing practices and critical attitudes of the period are variously documented here as it showcases the Gilded Age in American writing.

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