A Companion to Mark Twain
Copyright © 2005 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Peter Messent, Louis J. Budd
Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
Print ISBN: 9781405123792
Online ISBN: 9780470996874
About this Book
This broad-ranging companion brings together respected American and European critics and a number of up-and-coming scholars to provide an overview of Twain, his background, his writings, and his place in American literary history.
- One of the most broad-ranging volumes to appear on Mark Twain in recent years.
- Brings together respected Twain critics and a number of younger scholars in the field to provide an overview of this central figure in American literature.
- Places special emphasis on the ways in which Twain's works remain both relevant and important for a twenty-first century audience.
- A concluding essay evaluates the changing landscape of Twain criticism.