Mark Twain Circle Announces 2022 MLA Presentations

The Mark Twain Circle of America has announced its lectures at the 2022 MLA conference, scheduled for January 6-9, in Washington, D.C.  “Mark Twain: Emerging and Diverging Approaches”  Joseph Darda,  “A Connecticut Yankee on King Arthur’s Diamond: Mark Twain, Baseball, and the Making of a White Reunion” Avery Blankenship, “Twain in Circulation: The Reprinting of Mark Twain in Nineteenth-Century Newspapers” Hsuan Hsu, “Twain’s Olfactory Gags” About the Mark Twain Circle of America […]

The U.S. in a Comic Looking Glass: Caricature and National Character

Christopher J. Gilbert (Assumption University) talks about his new book available from Penn State University Press.

Gribben, Mark Twain Scholar, To Receive Literary Scholarship Award and Give Virtual Talk

Alan Gribben will be awarded the Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Literary Scholar, which is the highesthonor for an English professor in Alabama state. The award will be given on March 4, 2021 at 6:30pm CST (7:30pm EST/4:30 PST) as part of the Monroeville Literary Festival. The academic community has long been a beneficiary of Gribben’s Mark Twain’s Library (1980 and updates in press), editorship of the Mark Twain […]