マーク・トウェイン入門<br>Mark Twain : A Short Introduction (Blackwell Introductions to Literature)

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Mark Twain : A Short Introduction (Blackwell Introductions to Literature)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 144 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780631234746
  • DDC分類 818.409

基本説明

Introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Connecticut Yankee and Pudd'nhead Wilson.

Full Description


This book introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including "Tom Sawyer", "Huckleberry Finn", "Connecticut Yankee and Pudd'nhead Wilson". This book: investigates the tension between the real-life person, Samuel Clemens, and the fictional person, Mark Twain; provides an original reading of Twain's obsession with performance and popularity; analyzes the significance of Twain's books for American culture and identity; and, is illustrated with images from first editions of Twain's works. A short appendix directs readers to the author's award-winning website on 'Mark Twain in his Times'.

Table of Contents

List of Figures                                    viii
Preface ix
1 Going East: Innocents Abroad 1 (17)
2 Going West: Roughing It 18 (14)
3 Going Home: Tom sawyer 32 (18)
4 Running Away: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 50 (25)
5 Lost in Time: A Connecticut Yankee in King 75 (21)
Arthur's Court
6 Looking for Refuge: Pudd'n head Wilson and 96 (20)
"Hadleyburg"
Appendix: "Mark Twain in His Times": An 116 (4)
Electronic Archive
Notes 120 (8)
Index 128