A highly suspect, but entertaining pamphlet by Frank Kelsey, who purported to be Mark Twain’s drinking buddy.
The Innocents Abroad changed everything, for Mark Twain and, moreover, for American travel writing.
All CMTS lectures are open to the public at no cost.
Consider submitting a proposal for the NeMLA Convention in Boston in March.
Professor Todd N. Thompson (Indiana University of Pennsylvania) reflects on his weeks as a fellow at Quarry Farm.
Jeanne Campbell Reesman explores the development of Twain’s sympathies for imperial subjects from his first travel book to his last.
Henry Sweets has had a long and distinguished career touching the lives of many in the Twain Studies community.
The Center for Mark Twain Studies is proud to present the program for the Sixth Quarry Farm Weekend Symposium “Mark Twain and Nature.” The natural world figures prominently in the writings of Mark Twain, whether as the main object of description and commentary as in Life on the Mississippi and Roughing It or as an inextricable element of fictional narratives such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson and more. […]
The lecture series takes place on Thursdays at 7pm in September at the Chemung Valley History Museum
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