The Twain Doctrine

The midcentury resurgence of interest in Mark Twain’s life and work was fueled by the propaganda operations of both the U.S. and U.S.S.R.

The John T. Lewis Story: A Repeat Epistolary Performance

Two scholars from the Mark Twain Project analyze Twain’s storytelling technique by comparing two letters recounting the same famous incident at Quarry Farm.

The Ministry For The Future (Worldwide Climate Teach-In Special Episode) with Sheri-Marie Harrison, Anna Kornbluh, & Min Hyoung Song

American Vandal episode on Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel, Ministry For The Future, is part of the Worldwide Teach-In On Climate & Justice.

Athens By Moonlight: Mark Twain Tours Ancient Greece in The Innocents Abroad

Sam Clemens broke quarantine in 1867 to sneak into Athens and produce a vision of the “birthplace of democracy” that would appeal to American readers of the time.