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A Companion to Mark Twain / edited by Peter Messent and Louis J. Budd.

Contributor(s): Messent, Peter B | Budd, Louis J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: LANG&LIT PS 2015 669095Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture: Publication: Malden, Mass. : Wiley Blackwell, 2015Description: xviii, 568 p.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2005.ISBN: 9781119045397; 1119045398.Subject(s): Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Contents:
Mark Twain and nation / Randall Knoper -- Mark Twain and human nature / Tom Quirk -- Mark Twain and America's Christian mission abroad / Susan K. Harris -- Mark Twain and whiteness / Richard S. Lowry -- Mark Twain and gender / Peter Stoneley -- Twain and modernity / T.J. Lustig -- Mark Twain and politics / James S. Leonard -- "The State, It Is I": Mark Twain, imperialism, and the new Americanists / Scott Michaelsen -- Twain, language and the Southern humorists / Gavin Jones -- The "American Dickens": Mark Twain and Charles Dickens / Christopher Gair -- Nevada influences on Mark Twain / Lawrence I. Berkove -- The Twain-Cable combination / Stephen Railton / Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, and realism / Peter Messent -- "I Don't Know A from B": Mark Twain and orality / Thomas D. Zlatic -- Mark Twain and the profession of writing / Leland Krauth -- Mark Twain and the promise and problems of magazines / Martin T. Buinicki -- Mark Twain and the stage / Shelley Fisher Fishkin -- Mark Twain on the screen / R. Kent Rasmussen and Mark Dawidziak.
Twain and the Mississippi / Andrew Dix -- Mark Twain and the literary construction of the American West / Gary Scharnhorst -- Mark Twain and Continental Europe / Holger Kersten -- Mark Twain and travel writing / Jeffrey Alan Melton -- Mark Twain's short fiction / Henry B. Wonham -- The adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Prince and the pauper as juvenile literature / Linda A. Morris -- Plotting and narrating "Huck" / Victor Doyno -- Going to Tom's hell in Huckleberry Finn / Hilton Obenzinger -- History, "civilization," and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Sam Halliday -- Mark Twain's dialects / David Lionel Smith -- Killing half a dog, half a novel: the trouble with the tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and The Comedy those extraordinary twins / John Bird -- Dreaming better dreams: the late writing of Mark Twain / Forrest G. Robinson -- Mark Twain's visual humor / Louis J. Budd -- Mark Twain and post-Civil War humor / Cameron C. Nickels -- Mark Twain and amiable humor / Gregg Camfield -- Mark Twain and the enigmas of wit / Bruce Michelson -- The state of Mark Twain studies / Alan Gribben.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Mark Twain and nation / Randall Knoper -- Mark Twain and human nature / Tom Quirk -- Mark Twain and America's Christian mission abroad / Susan K. Harris -- Mark Twain and whiteness / Richard S. Lowry -- Mark Twain and gender / Peter Stoneley -- Twain and modernity / T.J. Lustig -- Mark Twain and politics / James S. Leonard -- "The State, It Is I": Mark Twain, imperialism, and the new Americanists / Scott Michaelsen -- Twain, language and the Southern humorists / Gavin Jones -- The "American Dickens": Mark Twain and Charles Dickens / Christopher Gair -- Nevada influences on Mark Twain / Lawrence I. Berkove -- The Twain-Cable combination / Stephen Railton / Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, and realism / Peter Messent -- "I Don't Know A from B": Mark Twain and orality / Thomas D. Zlatic -- Mark Twain and the profession of writing / Leland Krauth -- Mark Twain and the promise and problems of magazines / Martin T. Buinicki -- Mark Twain and the stage / Shelley Fisher Fishkin -- Mark Twain on the screen / R. Kent Rasmussen and Mark Dawidziak.

Twain and the Mississippi / Andrew Dix -- Mark Twain and the literary construction of the American West / Gary Scharnhorst -- Mark Twain and Continental Europe / Holger Kersten -- Mark Twain and travel writing / Jeffrey Alan Melton -- Mark Twain's short fiction / Henry B. Wonham -- The adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Prince and the pauper as juvenile literature / Linda A. Morris -- Plotting and narrating "Huck" / Victor Doyno -- Going to Tom's hell in Huckleberry Finn / Hilton Obenzinger -- History, "civilization," and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Sam Halliday -- Mark Twain's dialects / David Lionel Smith -- Killing half a dog, half a novel: the trouble with the tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and The Comedy those extraordinary twins / John Bird -- Dreaming better dreams: the late writing of Mark Twain / Forrest G. Robinson -- Mark Twain's visual humor / Louis J. Budd -- Mark Twain and post-Civil War humor / Cameron C. Nickels -- Mark Twain and amiable humor / Gregg Camfield -- Mark Twain and the enigmas of wit / Bruce Michelson -- The state of Mark Twain studies / Alan Gribben.

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