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Mark Twain's humor : critical essays

Author: David E E Sloane
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1993.
Series: Garland studies in humor, vol. 3.; Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1502.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Humor
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mark Twain's humor.
New York : Garland Pub., 1993
(OCoLC)607776745
Online version:
Mark Twain's humor.
New York : Garland Pub., 1993
(OCoLC)623388956
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E E Sloane
ISBN: 0815306202 9780815306207
OCLC Number: 25872486
Description: xxvi, 633 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / David E.E. Sloane --
Part I. The early writings of Mark Twain : the growth of the comedian --
'My voice is still for Setchell' : a background study of 'Jim Smiley and his jumping frog' / Edgar M. Branch --
Burlesque travel literature and Mark Twain's Roughing it / Franklin R. Rogers --
From the old Southwest / Pascal Covici, Jr. --
A curious Republican / Louis J. Budd --
Toward the novel / David E.E. Sloane --
Part II. The middle career of Mark Twain from Tom Sawyer to Pudd'nhead Wilson : the comedian as major author --
Novels of the week : The adventures of Tom Sawyer / Athenaeum --
On the structure of Tom Sawyer / Walter Blair --
Mark Twain / William Dean Howells --
Trowbridge and Clemens / Rufus A. Coleman --
Mustangs without method / Blackwood's magazine --
Mark Twain and the old time subscription book / George Ade --
Mark Twain on the lecture platform / Will M. Clemens --
Life reviews Huckleberry Finn / Durant Da Ponte --
Huckleberry Finn : the book we love to hate / Leslie A. Fiedler --
A sound heart and a deformed conscience / Henry Nash Smith --
A Connecticut Yankee anticipated : Max Adeler's Fortunate island / Edward F. Foster --
Yankee slang / James M. Cox --
I kind of love small game : Mark Twain's library of literary hogwash / Alan Gribben --
The American claimant : reclamation of a farce / Clyde Grimm --
Mark Twain --
an intimate memory / Henry Watterson --
The book hunter [review of Pudd'nhead Wilson] / The Idler --
In re 'Pudd'nhead Wilson' / Martha McCulloch Williams --
'The tales he couldn't tell' : Mark Twain, race and culture at the century's end : a social context for Pudd'nhead Wilson / Shelley Fisher Fiskin --
Part III. The later career of Mark Twain : the comedian as a cultural representative --
Mark Twain : an inquiry / William Dean Howells --
The international fame of Mark Twain / Archibald Henderson --
An inspired critic / Edith Wyatt --
The anecdotal side of Mark Twain / Ladies' Home Journal --
3-Mark Twain / A.C. Ward --
Review of Tom Sawyer abroad / The Academy --
'Hadleyburg' : Mark Twain's dual attack on banal theology and banal literature / Susan K. Harris --
Is the Philippine policy of the administration just? / John Kendrick Bangs and Mark Twain --
Reconstructing the 'imagination mill' : the mystery of Mark Twain's late works / Susanne Weil --
Coming back to humor : the comic voice in Mark Twain's autobiography / Michael J. Kiskis --
'The mysterious stranger' : absence of the female in Mark Twain biography / Laura E. Skandera-Trombley.
Series Title: Garland studies in humor, vol. 3.; Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1502.
Responsibility: [edited by] David E.E. Sloane.

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