Chapter 10. The “American Dickens”: Mark Twain and Charles Dickens

  1. Peter Messent and
  2. Louis J. Budd
  1. Christopher Gair

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996874.ch10

A Companion to Mark Twain

A Companion to Mark Twain

How to Cite

Gair, C. (2005) The “American Dickens”: Mark Twain and Charles Dickens, in A Companion to Mark Twain (eds P. Messent and L. J. Budd), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996874.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123792

Online ISBN: 9780470996874

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Keywords:

  • excursion;
  • fiction;
  • counterpart;
  • adventures;
  • victorian culture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dickens in America

  • Old and New Worlds in The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

  • The “American Dickens”: The Gilded Age and Huckleberry Finn

  • Conclusion: The “American Dickens” and Beyond