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Mark Twain

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, 1986.
Series: Modern critical views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains twelve critical essays on Twain's works, arranged in chronological order of publication.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0877546983 9780877546986
OCLC Number: 13124106
Description: viii, 239 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Mark Twain and the great valley / Bernard De Voto --
Mark Twain's neglected classic / F.R. Leavis --
First-person narration in David Copperfield and Huckleberry Finn / J. Hillis Miller --
Mark Twain / Robert Penn Warren --
The anxiety of entertainment / Judith Fetterley --
The adventures of Tom Sawyer : a nightmare vision of American boyhood / Cynthia Griffin Wolff --
Deus Ludens : the shaping of Mark Twain's Mysterious stranger / Bruce Michelson --
Creatures of circumstance : Mark Twain / Alfred Kazin --
Life on the Mississippi revisited / James M. Cox --
"Yours truly, Huck Finn" / Roy Harvey Pearce --
Revising the American dream : A Connecticut yankee / Douglas Robinson --
The limits of semiotics in Huckleberry Finn / Cleo McNelly Kearns.
Series Title: Modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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