"Littery man" : Mark Twain and modern authorship (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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"Littery man" : Mark Twain and modern authorship

Author: Richard S Lowry
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Commonwealth Center studies in American culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

As Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens became one of America's first modern celebrities. This work examines Twain's writings to show how the writer strove to establish his authority over the course of his  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Lowry
ISBN: 0195102126 9780195102123
OCLC Number: 717247752
Description: x, 177 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Commonwealth Center studies in American culture.
Responsibility: Richard S. Lowry.


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Lowry gives new, careful readings of Twain's work and raises many questions concerning Twain's use of humor and his narrative power, the authority of autobiography in his works, and the power of Read more...

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