A Historical Guide to Mark Twain

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Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Oxford University Press, 2002 - 318 páginas
The Historical Guides to American Authors is an interdisciplinary, historically sensitive series that combines close attention to the United States' most widely read and studied authors with a strong sense of time, place, and history. Placing each writer in the contect of the vibrant relationship between literature and contemporary social, political, and cultural relevance. they also include a capsule biography and illustrated chronology detailing important cultural events as they coincided with the author's life and works, while photographs and illustrations dating from the period capture the flavor of the author's time and social milieu. Equally accessible to students of literature and of life, the volumes offer a complete and rounded picture of each author in his or her America. -- back cover.
 

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Introduction
3
Mark Twain and Race
127
Mark Twain and Social Class
195
Mark Twain and Imperialism
227
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Shelley Fisher Fishkin is Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the editor of The Oxford Mark Twain and author of Was Huck Black? (OUP) and Lighting Out for the Territory (OUP).

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