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A Historical Guide to Mark Twain

A Historical Guide to Mark Twain by Shelley Fisher Fishkin
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Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens), a former printer's apprentice, journalist, steamboat pilot, and miner, remains to this day one of the most enduring and beloved of America's great writers. Combining cultural criticism with historical scholarship, A Historical Guide to Mark Twain addresses a wide range of topics relevant to Twain's work, including religion, commerce, race, gender, social class, and imperialism. Like all of the Historical Guides to American Authors, this volume includes an introduction, a brief biography, a bibliographic essay, and an illustrated chronology of the author's life and times.
Oxford University Press; October 2002
328 pages; ISBN 9780190285258
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Title: A Historical Guide to Mark Twain
Author: Shelley Fisher Fishkin
 
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