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Mark Twain & France : The Making of a New American Identity (Hardcover) (Paula Harrington & Ronald Jenn)
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While critics have generally dismissed Mark Twain’s relationship with France as hostile, Harrington and Jenn see Twain’s use of the French as a foil to help construct his identity as “the representative American.” Examining new materials that detail his Montmatre study, the carte de visite album, and a chronology of his visits to France, the book offers close readings of writings that have been largely ignored, such as The Innocents Adrift manuscript and the unpublished chapters of A Tramp Abroad, combining literary analysis, socio-historical context and biographical research.
Number of Pages: 248
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Series Title: Mark Twain & His Circle
Publisher: Univ of Missouri Pr
Author: Paula Harrington & Ronald Jenn
Street Date: June 30, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-7581
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