Last week The Journal of Transnational American Studies published a Special Forum on Global Huck: Mapping the Cultural Work of Translations of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The forum features ten essays and two bibliographic appendixes exploring the translation and reception of Twain’s novel is a wide range of cultural contexts. The Center For Mark Twain Studies is excited to share an excerpt from the editorial introduction to the […]
Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | TuneIn | CastBox | ListenNotes A new episode of The American Vandal Podcast features the co-editors of Teaching With Tension: Race, Resistance, & Reality in The Classrooom (Northwestern, 2019). In their introduction to this collection, they write that the book “advances pedagogical scholarship by examining the discourse of race in a particular cultural moment when the idea of postraciality and color-blind logics […]
In 2020, Princeton unsealed an archive left behind by a fairly anonymous teacher and dramatist with a very famous friend…
New episode of The American Vandal Podcast focuses on The Mandalorian and Twainian SciFi
Brook Thomas discusses the myths of Reconstruction on new episode of The American Vandal.
In 1992, Gore Vidal used Mark Twain’s characters to allegorize what he believed might be the last U.S. presidential election.
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Hugh H. Davis reviews Teaching Huckleberry Finn by John Nogowski for the MarK Twain Forum.
EDITOR’S NOTE: For the first time, in 2018, we welcomed undergraduates interested in American Literature and Mark Twain to apply for a modified Quarry Farm Fellowship, which included a short stay at Quarry Farm to support a research or writing project. Our first recipients were Mona Beydoun and Samantha DeRosia. Samantha graduated from Eastern Michigan University this past year, while Mona will begin her senior year at EMU in the Fall. […]
Editor’s Note: CMTS is proud to partner with the Mark Twain Forum, which has long been a leading venue for reviews of new publications in Mark Twain Studies. Visit their extensive archive. Follow the link at the bottom of the page to read the complete review. A portion of Amazon purchases made via links from Mark Twain Forum Book Reviews is donated to the Mark Twain Project. Splittin’ the Raft. By Scott […]