The Fall 2021 issue of the Mark Twain Journal is now available! The current issue features two articles about Twain’s short story “The £1,000,000 Bank-Note,” two articles about Twain and Italy, an article discussing Twain and Raphael Lemkin, who coined the term genocide, and an article about Twain, Henry Ward Beecher, and Sunday-School Books. In addition, we have a biographical profile of Gladys Carmen Bellamy, an update of the list the Memorial Roster of Mark Twain Scholars, and an interview with a geologist who has made fascinating discoveries about the Mississippi River.
Mark Twain Journal is a twice-yearly periodical devoted to the life and works of the American author Mark Twain, drawing where possible on contemporary sources. The Journal also explores his family and social relationships as well as his literary and intellectual connections.