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Cosmopolitan Twain / edited by Ann M. Ryan and Joseph B. McCullough
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS1334 .C67 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Homes and haunts
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Travel
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Settings
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Psychology
Subject(s) Cosmopolitanism in literature
Cities and towns in literature
City and town life in literature
Modernism (Literature) -- United States
Physical Description xiii, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary "From New York City to Vienna to the suburban utopia of Hartford, Twain spent most of his life in an urban environment, generating writings that marked America's movement into the twentieth century. Rather than the nostalgic voice of America's rural post, Twain was a visionary of a cosmopolitan future"--Provided by publisher
Contents Introduction: Mark Twain and the cosmopolitan ideal / Ann M. Ryan -- Mark Twain and the mean (and magical) streets of New York / Ann M. Ryan -- Sam Clemens and the Mississippi River metropolis / Bruce Michelson -- Mark Twain, San Francisco's comic Flâneur / James E. Caron -- Taming the bohemian: Mark Twain in Buffalo / Joseph B. McCullough -- Mark Twain's music box: Livy, cosmopolitanism, and the commodity aesthetic / Kerry Driscoll -- "Not an alien but at home": Mark Twain and London / Peter Messent -- Mark Twain in Vienna: a diplomat without pay / Janice McIntire-Strasburg -- A room of his own: Samuel Clemens, Elmira, and quarry farm / Michael J. Kiskis
Series Mark Twain and his circle series
Alternate Author Ryan, Ann M
McCullough, Joseph B

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