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  • Mark Twain's Guide to Diet, Exercise, Beauty, Fashion, Investment, Romance, Health and Happinessby Mark Dawidziak

    Prospect Park Books 2015; US$ 8.99

    The television critic at the Cleveland Plain Dealer since 1999, Mark Dawidziak is the author of many books, including the 1994 horror novel Grave Secrets and two histories of landmark TV series: The Columbo Phile: A Casebook (1989 ) and The Night Stalker Companion (1997). A recognized Mark Twain scholar, his acclaimed books on the author include... more...

  • Mark Twain in Chinaby Selina Lai-Henderson

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    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... more...

  • On the Wild Westby Mark Twain

    Hesperus Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    The latest in Hesperus?s ‘On? series comes from master travel writer Mark Twain and concentrates on his journey through America?s Wild West, tapping into the perennial interest in this period in history. From 1861 to 1867, a young Mark Twain travelled through the Wild West. Following an abortive foray into a career as a Confederate Cavalry man he... more...

  • Sitting in Darknessby Hsuan L. Hsu

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 20.00

    Contents   List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Introduction: ?Coolies? and Comparative Racialization 1 in the Global West 1. ?A Witness More Powerful than Himself ?: Race, Testimony, 27 and Twain?s Courtroom Farces 2. Vagrancy and Comparative Racialization in Huckleberry 53 Finn and ?Three Vagabonds of Trinidad? 3. ?Coolies?... more...

  • The Algonquin Round Table New Yorkby Kevin C. Fitzpatrick; Anthony Melchiorri

    Lyons Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    "That is the thing about New York," wrote Dorothy Parker in 1928. "It is always a little more than you had hoped for. Each day, there, is so definitely a new day." Now you can journey back there, in time, to a grand city teeming with hidden bars, luxurious movie palaces, and dazzling skyscrapers. In these places, Dorothy Parker and her cohorts in... more...

  • Mark Twain and the Communityby Thomas Blues

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Throughout his career Mark Twain viewed the relations between the individual and his community with mixed feelings, and this book explores both the ambiguities of Twain's attitude and their effect upon his fiction. In the earlier novels -- most notably The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn -- the protagonist enjoys a dual position... more...

  • Mark Twain and the Bibleby Allison Ensor

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Mark Twain enthusiasts will welcome this study of the great writer's attitude toward the Bible -- and of the influence of Holy Writ upon both the man and the artist. While the theological beliefs of Twain have been well documented, Mr. Ensor's study is the first to consider only his familiarity with the Bible and the extensive use of it in his writings.... more...

  • Mark Twain And The Southby Arthur G. Pettit

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The South was many things to Mark Twain: boyhood home, testing ground for manhood, and the principal source of creative inspiration. Although he left the South while a young man, seldom to return, it remained for him always a haunting presence, alternately loved and loathed. To follow his changing attitudes toward the South and its people is to observe... more...

  • A Family Sketch and Other Private Writingsby Mark Twain; Benjamin Griffin

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    This book publishes, for the first time in full, the two most revealing of Mark Twain?s private writings. Here he turns his mind to the daily life he shared with his wife Livy, their three daughters, a great many servants, and an imposing array of pets. These first-hand accounts display this gifted and loving family in the period of its flourishing.... more...

  • Mark Twainby Jr. Harold H. Kolb

    UPA 2014; US$ 99.99

    Twain is America?s best known humorous writer, yet many commentators have thought of humor as merely an attractive surface feature of Twain?s writings. Kolb shows that humor is at the center of Twain?s talent, his successes, and his limitations, and it is as a humorist that he is best understood. more...