Cambridge Companion to Mark Twain

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Beschreibung

include timely reflections by major critics on the hotly debated dynamics of race and slavery perceptible throughout his writing.

Klappentext

These essays examine Twain from a wide variety of critical perspectives, and include timely reflections by major critics on the hotly debated dynamics of race and slavery perceptible throughout his writing.



Inhalt

Preface; Chronology of Mark Twain's life; 1. Mark Twain as an American icon Louis J. Budd; 2. The innocent at large: Mark Twain's travel writing Forrest G. Robinson; 3. Mark Twain and women Shelley Fisher Fishkin; 4. Mark Twain's civil war: humor's reconstructive writing Neil Schmitz; 5. Banned in Concord: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and classic American literature Myra Jehlen; 6. Black critics and Mark Twain D. L. Smith; 7. Mr Clemens and Jim Crow: Twain race and blackface Eric Lott; 8. Speech acts and social action: Mark Twain and the politics of literary performance Evan Carton; 9. How the boss played the game: Twain's critique of imperialism in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court John Carlos Rowe; 10. Mark Twain's travels in the racial occult: Following the Equator and the dream tales Susan Gillman; 11. Mark Twain's theology: the Gods of a Brevet presterian Stanley Brodwin; Further reading; Index.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Cambridge Companion to Mark Twain
Autor
Editor
EAN
9780521445931
ISBN
0521445930
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten
284
Gewicht
440g
Größe
H229mm x B152mm x T16mm
Jahr
2003
Untertitel
Englisch
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