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Mark Twain in China

Author: Selina Lai-Henderson
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910) has had an intriguing relationship with China that is not as widely known as it should be. Although he never visited the country, he played a significant role in speaking for the Chinese people both at home and abroad. After his death, his Chinese adventures did not come to an end, for his body of works continued to travel through China in translation throughout the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lai-Henderson, Selina.
Mark Twain in China
(DLC) 2014042785
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Selina Lai-Henderson
ISBN: 9780804794756 0804794758
OCLC Number: 907290113
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Sam Clemens the Missourian : early acquaintances with "Chinamen" --
From the Mississippi to the big sea : voyages across the Pacific --
Mark Twain the Chinese Boxer : reflections & reformation of a red-hot anti-imperialist --
Lighting out for the Chinese territory : Mark Twain's posthumous journey across China --
Translation, appropriation & continuation : Huck Finn's Chinese adventures in the late 20th century & beyond.
Responsibility: Selina Lai-Henderson.


Mark Twain in China explores Samuel Clemens's lifelong relationship with the Chinese and his posthumous reception in China.  Read more...


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