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Mark Twain on the loose : a comic writer and the American self

Author: Bruce Michelson
Publisher: Amherst, Mass. : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1995.
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Can we rediscover the wildness in Mark Twain's humor? Can we understand how that wildness helped make him a national legend and a key figure in the expression of an American self? In Mark Twain on the Loose, Bruce Michelson writes about Twain as a body of literature, as a public personality, and as a myth. Michelson shows that many of Twain's most ambitious and memorable works, from the very beginning to the end of
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Michelson, Bruce, 1948-
Mark Twain on the loose.
Amherst, Mass. : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1995
(DLC) 94037579
(OCoLC)31239530
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Michelson
ISBN: 0585083924 9780585083926
OCLC Number: 43475564
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (269 pages) : map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Bruce Michelson.

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In this work, the author re-examines Mark Twain as a person, a text and a myth. He argues that some of his best works are shaped by a drive for liberation from every social, psychological and  Read more...

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