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Mark Twain circular.
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Year: 1987 Publisher: Charleston, S.C. : Published in association with the Mark Twain Circle,


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Mark Twain's helpful hints for good living : a handbook for the damned human race

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Irreverent, charming, eminently quotable, this handbook-an eccentric etiquette guide for the human race-contains sixty-nine aphorisms, anecdotes, whimsical suggestions, maxims, and cautionary tales from Mark Twain's private and published writings. It dispenses advice and reflections on family life and public manners; opinions on topics such as dress, health, food, and childrearing and safety; and more specialized tips, such as those for dealing with annoying salesmen and burglars. Culled from Twain's personal letters, autobiographical writings, speeches, novels, and sketches, these pieces are


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Mark Twain
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ISBN: 1280427787 0198038062 1602566968 Year: 2004 Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press,

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Mark Twain is one of the first volumes in the 'Lives and Legacies' series on notable figures. Ziff considers Twain's career and his works in the context of the literary and social culture of his time and his own ambiguous attitude towards his fame as a humourist.


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Mark Twain and the spiritual crisis of his age
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ISBN: 0817381295 Year: 2007 Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press,

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The writer's fascination with America's spiritual and religious evolution in the 19th century. Mark Twain is often pictured as a severe critic of religious piety, shaking his fist at God and mocking the devout. Such a view, however, is only partly correct. It ignores the social realities of Twain's major period as a writer and his own spiritual interests: his participation in church activities, his socially progressive agenda, his reliance on religious themes in his major works, and his friendships with clergymen, especially his pastor and best friend, Joe Twichell. It also bet


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Gender play in Mark Twain : cross-dressing and transgression
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ISBN: 0826266193 Year: 2007 Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press,

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"Explores Mark Twain's use of cross-dressing across his career by exposing the cast of his characters who masqueraded as members of the opposite sex or who otherwise defied gender expectations. Morris grounds her study in an understanding of the era's theatrical cross-dressing and changing mores, and events in Clemens's own household"--Provided by publisher.

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