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Mark Twain & the South
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ISBN: 0813148782 Year: 2005 Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky,

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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 the evolving opinions of many Americans during the era that bears the abusive name he gave it -- the Gilded Age. This is the first book on a major yet largely ignored aspect of the private life of Samuel Clemens and one of the major themes in Ma


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Mark Twain in Japan : the cultural reception of an American icon
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ISBN: 082626476X Year: 2005 Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press,

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"Explores the history of Mark Twain's reception in Japan in the spheres of books, children's magazines, and anime, the impact of Japanese translations on Twain's public image, how Japanese culture has transformed Japanese versions of Twain's works, and how Japan is culturally influenced by America and America by Japan"--Provided by publisher.

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