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Twain’s Brand and the Modern Mood

Judith Yaross Lee

in Twain's Brand: Humor in Contemporary American Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036439
eISBN:
9781621030577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036439.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter shows that, although Mark Twain tops most lists of great American humorists, analyses of his significance treat American culture as if humor were barely part of it. One of the likely ... More


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