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Mark Twain : protagonist for the popular culture

Author: Marlene Boyd Vallin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1992.
Series: Great American orators, no. 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work opens with an assessment of Mark Twain as a great American orator and then appraises his rhetoric, lectures and occasional speeches, and summarises his impact on his listeners. It shows how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vallin, Marlene Boyd.
Mark Twain.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1992
(OCoLC)622816457
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene Boyd Vallin
ISBN: 0313273537 9780313273537
OCLC Number: 25964836
Description: xvii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword Foreword Preface Critical Analysis Mark Twain, A Great American Orator Rhetorical Appraisal Lectures Occasional Speeches Epilogue Collected Speeches Sandwich Island Lecture The American Vandal Abroad Roughing It Lecture On Speech-Making Reform Post-Prandial Oratory Dinner Speech (Whitefriars Club) The Babies Dinner Speech (Whittier's Birthday) Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims On Foreign Critics Advice to Youth Edmund Burke on Croker and Tammany Remarks (Public Education Association) Introducing Winston S. Churchill Our Guest (Lord Mayor's Banquet) Dinner Speech Seventieth Birthday Dinner Chronology of Significant Public Speaking Events Bibliographic Essay Index
Series Title: Great American orators, no. 18.
Responsibility: Marlene Boyd Vallin.

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