Chapter 14. “I don't know A from B”: Mark Twain and Orality

  1. Peter Messent and
  2. Louis J. Budd
  1. Thomas D. Zlatic

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996874.ch14

A Companion to Mark Twain

A Companion to Mark Twain

How to Cite

Zlatic, T. D. (2007) “I don't know A from B”: Mark Twain and Orality, in A Companion to Mark Twain (eds P. Messent and L. J. Budd), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996874.ch14

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:

  • orality;
  • deterministic models;
  • literate vernacular;
  • character;
  • stage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions

  • Roots and Reading

  • Oral Gentility/Literate Vernacular

  • Re-presented Orality

  • Stage/Presence