Mark Twain spent much of the last decade of his life in mourning. Music became the centerpiece of his grieving process. Matt Seybold unwraps Twain’s personal soundtrack to loss and remembrance.
Mark Twain may have made writing look easy, but he didn’t think it actually was.
We talked with the playwright who adapted Mark Twain’s novel for the Barter Theatre stage.
In 1992, Gore Vidal used Mark Twain’s characters to allegorize what he believed might be the last U.S. presidential election.
The oldest volunteer theater company in California brings David Birney’s adaptation of Mark Twain’s Eden diaries to your screen of choice.
Amy Kaplan’s scholarship presents important challenges for Twain Studies.
The first Major League Baseball game in Buffalo since 1885 has multiple connections to Mark Twain.
A new installment of Matt Seybold’s “Apocryphal Twain” series focuses on an aphorism often attribued to Mark Twain and George Carlin, but with actual orgins in midcentury cinema.
Our resident scholar discusses the resonance of Mark Twain’s “Was it Heaven? Or Hell?” during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our resident scholar has spent his first week in self-quarantine thinking about Mark Twain, coronavirus, and the Civil War.