Barbara Snedecor provides an information page dedicated to Twain’s wife and profound influence on the author’s life and writings
Jeffrey Melton contributes an information resource page on Twain’s seminal travel narrative and first full-length book
Tom Reigstad provides a summary of Mark Twain’s prolific period in Buffalo, New York
Jocelyn’s Slides The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (Harpers, December 1899) Example Writing Prompts (Possibly Apocryphal) Hadleyburgs Fredonia, NY Oberlin, OH Adaptations Graphic Novel by Wander Antunes (Simon & Schuster, November 2023) The Small Town by Xu Xinhua (Jiangsua Huai Opera Company, 2016) Audiobook (Blackstone, 2004) TV Movie by Mark Harris (PBS, 1980) Radio Play by Sam Dann (CBS Radio Mystery Theater, 1976) “The Man Who Demoralized Hadleyburg” by Zkislaw Skowronski […]
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Steve Courtney contributes to CMTS’ ever growing collection of Twain Studies resource pages with an overview of Rev. Joseph Twichell
A short documentary about Mark Twain’s anti-imperialism created by two Culver Academies students for National History Day Contest.
The third selection of teaching exemplars for Mark Twain’s poetry.
The first in a series of scaffolding exemplars for teachers.
Building on work from the Summer Teachers Institute, Jocelyn Chadwick and Matt Seybold discuss using Mark Twain’s comedic verse to prepare students for Robert Frost’s much-anthologized “The Road Not Taken.”