Mark Twain Research Paper by hicaliber

This paper examines the life and literary works of American author Mark Twain.
# 94642 | 2,807 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 03, 2007 in Literature (American) , English (General)

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This paper examines Mark Twain's life and outlook on several issues through his literary works. First, the paper gives a brief biography. This is followed by an analysis of Twain's essay entitled "Concerning the Jews," a work which in part addressed the anti-Semitism of his time. The writer also explores Twain as a humorist, citing specific essays. The paper concludes by discussing Twain's friendship with Ulysses S. Grant.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Budd, Louis J. Mark Twain talks mostly about humor and humorists. Studies in American Humor. Vol: I, No: 1; April. 1974; pp: 3-7
  • Cummings, Sherwood. Mark Twain's Theory of Realism, or the Science of Piloting. Studies in American Humor. Vol: II, No: 3; January 1976; pp: 50-54
  • Gilman, Susan. Mark Twain's Puddn'head Wilson, Race, Conflict and Culture. Duke University Press. Durham and London, 1990
  • Gribben, Alan. Mark Twain, Businessman, the Margins of Profit. Studies in American Humor. Vol: I, [New Series], No: 1; June 1982; pp: 75-77
  • Hutchinson, S. Mark Twain, Critical Assessments. Routledge (UK). 1993.

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