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Mark Twain

Author: Peter B Messent
Publisher: Basingstoke [u.a.] : Macmillan, 1997.
Series: Macmillan modern novelists
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of Mark Twain's work and a close critical analysis of the forms and themes of his major texts. This book uses cultural and literary theory to re-examine Twain's travel writing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
roman (genre littéraire)
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Messent
ISBN: 0333585666 9780333585665 0333585674 9780333585672
OCLC Number: 259998079
Description: IX, 235 S.
Contents: Acknowledgements - Keeping Both Eyes Open: 'The Stolen White Elephant' - Old World Travel: The Innocents Abroad - Roughing It and the American West - Tom Sawyer and American Cultural Life: Anxieties and Accommodations - Racial Politics in Huckleberry Finn - Fantasy and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Severed Connections: Puddn'head Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins - The Late Works: Incompletion, Instability, Contradiction - Notes - Index
Series Title: Macmillan modern novelists
Responsibility: Peter Messent.

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