This panel seeks papers that explore how power is presented in Twain’s works, who holds power, how it is maintained, how power is reinforced, challenged, subverted, or undermined
The first volume of Mark Twain’s Literary Resources consists of twenty-five chapters explaining the fate of the Clemens family book collection
The Nineteenth Century American Forum is planning to sponsor three panels at MLA 2020 in Seattle
Dr. Seybold discusses a sketch which circulated under Mark Twain’s byline in 1870. But was it really him?
A reflection on the influence of Elmira and Park Church upon Mark Twain.
Tomorrow night – Friday, February 8th – at the Park Church in Elmira the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes will be performing “Mark Twain’s Music Box,” a program loosely based upon the music which Samuel Clemens chose to have programmed into the expensive customized music box his wife gave him as a birthday present during their extended visit to Europe in 1878. “Mark Twain’s Music Box” was originally performed […]
“Mark Twain and Globalism” Although Mark Twain is often characterized as a quintessentially American writer, he is almost as frequently noted as a citizen of the world. The Mark Twain Circle seeks proposals for papers that investigate Twain’s writings in a transnational context, interpreting representations of the American and the other in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, international politics, and cultural contact. MLA requires that presenters be members of MLA […]
The special issue is co-edited by former Quarry Farm Fellows.
David Bianculli of Rowan University and NPR’s Fresh Air catalogs the numerous appearances of Mark Twain on TV.
Slang from Twain’s time has found new life in contemporary debates.