Mark Twain: Our Original Superstar


Subject:
Literary Movements and Periods , 19th Century

Description:
This 2008 article discusses the contemporary significance of "the man Ernest Hemingway said all of modern American literature could be traced back to: Mark Twain." The article notes that "[w]hether Twain was talking about racism ... foreign misadventures of the Western powers or ... greed ... his target was always human folly and hypocrisy, which turn out to be perennial topics for further study." Includes links to related articles. From Time magazine.

Creator:
Blount, Roy

Publisher:
Time Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1820166,00.html


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