Mark Twain: A Short Introduction - Wiley Blackwell Introductions to Literature (Hardback)Stephen Railton (author)
Hardback 144 Pages / Published: 01/11/2003
- We can order this
This book introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including "Tom Sawyer", "Huckleberry Finn", "Connecticut Yankee" and "Pudd'nhead Wilson". This work: investigates the tension between the real-life person, Samuel Clemens, and the fictional person, Mark Twain; provides an original reading of Twain's obsession with performance and popularity; analyses the significance of Twain's books for American culture and identity; and, is illustrated with images from first editions of Twain's works. A short appendix directs readers to the author's award-winning website on 'Mark Twain in his Times'.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 396 g
Dimensions: 238 x 164 x 17 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at