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Railton, Stephen

Mark Twain: A Short Introduction

Railton, Stephen - Mark Twain: A Short Introduction, ebook

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This book introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Connecticut Yankee and Pudd’nhead Wilson.
  • Introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Connecticut Yankee and Pudd’nhead Wilson.
  • Investigates the tension between the real-life person, Samuel Clemens, and the fictional person, Mark Twain.
  • Provides an original reading of Twain’s obsession with performance and popularity.
  • Analyses the significance of Twain’s books for American culture and identity.
  • Illustrated with images from first editions of Twain’s works.
  • A short appendix directs readers to the author’s award-winning website on ‘Mark Twain in his Times’.

Keywords: LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General LIT004020

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
144 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780470779927
Printed ISBN
9780631234739

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