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Mark Twain and Youth free pdf Mark Twain holds a dual position in American culture as one of the greatest American authors and as a distinctly American cultural icon. His writings about children and the theme of youth are central to his popularity. This collection makes Mark Twain even more accessible to the modern reader by fully exploring the broader theme of youth in all his major writings and his life. The contributors offer new perspectives on key issues in Twain's work such as his relationships with his own children, slavery, aging, his siblings, gender roles, the marketing and reception of his works, the teaching of Twain's works in schools and screen adaptations of his works for children. Mark Twain and Youth includes essays on: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper and Pudd'nhead Wilson.

About Kevin Mac Donnell

R. Kent Rasmussen is the author or editor of seven books on Mark Twain including Critical Companion to Mark Twain: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work (2007). He is also the author of the introductions to the Penguin Classics editions of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (2014), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (2014) and Mark Twain's Autobiographical Writings (2012). He holds a doctorate in history from UCLA. Kevin Mac Donnell is an independent scholar and book reviewer for the Mark Twain Forum. He is the co-editor of Mark Twain's Rubyaiyat (1983).

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Author : Kevin Mac Donnell
Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
Data Published :
ISBN : 1474223125
EAN : 9781474223126
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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