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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 401–404.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Philip Beidler Sitting in Darkness: Mark Twain’s Asia and Comparative Racialization . By Hsu Hsuan L. . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . xii, 244 pp. Cloth , $79.00 ; paper, $24.00 ; e-book available. Mark Twain in China . By Lai-Henderson Selina . Stanford, CA...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2004
... resourcefulness of this indomitable ex-slave. Adam Gussow, University of Mississippi Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War. By Lisa A. Long. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 344 pp. $49.95. Mark Twain and Medicine: ‘‘Any Mummery Will Cure By K. Patrick Ober...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 117–152.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of Mark Twain’s more fanciful variations on the theme of ethnic caricature, he imagines himself as a cholera germ injected into the blood stream of a ‘‘hoary and moulderingold bald- headed tramp’’ named Blitzowski, who...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 196–197.
Published: 01 March 2000
.... Vivian R. Pollak, Washington University, St. Louis Proper Mark Twain. By Leland Krauth. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 1999. xvi, 296 pp. $29.95. ‘‘In MARK TWAIN the world has a humorist at once...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 193.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General River of Dreams: Imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain . By Thomas Ruys Smith. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. x, 232 pp. $38.00. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By Walt Whitman. Ed...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 419.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Paul Baender By Everett Emerson. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2000. xiii,386 pp. $34.95. 2001 Book Reviews 419 Mark Twain, A Literary Life. By Everett Emerson...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (2): 195–226.
Published: 01 June 2021
..., Wells pushed mere counting past itself to a profound mode of ethical accounting. Two of her contemporaries, Mark Twain and W. E. B. Du Bois, sustained a similarly supraquantitative thrust; each attempted to harness the antilynching potential of numbers by enlisting data visualization. Twain falls short...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 186–187.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, and in the forms of ethnic, racial, and national hybridity engaged by Maxine Hong Kingston and Kate Simon. Richard S. Lowry, College of William and Mary Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain’s Final Years. By Karen Lystra. Berkeley and Los Angeles...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of Mark Twain, which for all its erudition is sometimes hard to square with what Twain wrote. A central premise of this gathering of loosely connected essays is that like Achilles, Twain’s fiction gets...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 September 2021
...: The Networked Individual in Nineteenth-Century American Literature . By Yoshiaki Furui . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2019 . x, 239 pp. Cloth, $54.95 ; e-book, $54.95 . Gears and God: Technocratic Fiction, Faith, and Empire in Mark Twain’s America . By Nathaniel Williams...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Cynthia Wu This essay uses both ethnic studies and disability studies to read two late-nineteenth-century American texts that refer to Chang and Eng Bunker, conjoined twin entertainers from the country then known as Siam who were popularly called the Siamese Twins. Mark Twain's sketch “Personal...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 December 2017
... procedure. Two political journalists and early practitioners of this genre, Mark Twain and Henry Adams, deliberately turned to the novel to advance a nonpartisan perspective that existed in neither the press nor the politics of the period. I argue that Twain’s The Gilded Age , which famously named the era...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2004
...@umd.edu). Additional information on the con- ference may be found on the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Web site: httpwww.whalingmuseum.org. Call for Papers: Fifth International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies The Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies has announced a call...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
... necessary to Tom’s development, always leaps beyond and in the way of efforts to produce a free, individual subject. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 slavery play Mark Twain minor bodies fugitivity escape Despite the fact that in 1894 Mark Twain would describe the cat...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (4): 715–745.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, and William Dean Howells. Holmes, a kind of protorealist novelist as well as a profes- sor of physiology, had the most full-fledged ideas about literary cre- ation as ‘‘reflex action of the brain 2 And his writing and ideas clearly influenced Twain and Howells. The latter two...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 521–552.
Published: 01 September 2000
...) What other writer [than Mark Twain] at this early date better glimpsed the role of America in Asia and in the Pacific, ocean of the future?—A. Grove Day, ‘‘Innocent Abroad...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 413–421.
Published: 01 June 2004
... eventually moved to New York, won a Guggenheim to France, and by the end of his life, had written some thirty plays and scripts for fourteen films, all produced between 1930 and 1955. Is He Dead? A Comedy in Three Acts. By Mark Twain. Ed. Shelley Fisher Fishkin. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Huckleberry Finn and “Three Vagabonds of Trinidad” In his 1950 introduction to Huckleberry Finn (1884), T. S. Eliot provides a striking explanation for Mark Twain’s reversion to “the mood of Tom Sawyer” in the novel’s final chapters. He explains that neither...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 687–701.
Published: 01 September 2002
... by comparison with Boston society. ‘‘How Nancy Jackson Married Kate Wilson’’ and Other Tales of Rebellious Girls and Daring Young Women. By Mark Twain. Ed. John Cooley. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. 2001. xvi, 255 pp. Paper, $16.95. Famous for his portrayals of rambunctious boys, Twain wrote a number...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 431–440.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... The comprehensive study is supplemented with nine color visual imaginings of Tubman that range from paintings to comics, the covers of chil- dren’s books, and even U.S. postage stamps. Mark Twain and Metaphor. By John Bird. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2007. xii, 250 pp. $39.95. Bird examines...