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In “A True Story,” written at Quarry Farm in 1874, Mark Twain frankly acknowledges his ignorance of black experience. Larry Howe discusses how Twain uses the story to check his own privilege and amplify the voice of a black woman, Mary Ann Cord.
“The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.” – Mark Twain, Following the Equator The Mark Twain Circle affirms the courageous citizens who are risking their health and safety to protest police brutality. We stand in solidarity with the Black and Brown communities whose suffering under systemic racism exposes the vicious underbelly of American culture. We call on government agencies to uphold the social contract – […]
CMTS holds two contests every year for Elmira College students. Here are the 2020 winners.
Jarrod Roark discusses how he became interested in the peculiarities of Twain’s Western writings.
The late George Steiner assessed American culture in his 1980 essay, “The Archives of Eden.”
Did Mark Twain almost settle in Cleveland?
As the U.S. prepares for the third presidential impeachment trial in its history, John Muller looks back at Mark Twain’s coverage of the first presidential impeachment, of Andrew Johnson, in 1868.
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