Chapter 3. Mark Twain and America's Christian Mission Abroad

  1. Peter Messent and
  2. Louis J. Budd
  1. Susan K. Harris

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996874.ch3

A Companion to Mark Twain

A Companion to Mark Twain

How to Cite

Harris, S. K. (2005) Mark Twain and America's Christian Mission Abroad, in A Companion to Mark Twain (eds P. Messent and L. J. Budd), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996874.ch3

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:

  • christian mission;
  • imperialism;
  • self-righteousness;
  • jingoistic politicians;
  • spatial aesthetic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The American Christian

  • The US as an Imperial Power

  • Mark Twain and Missionaries

  • Mark Twain and the Racial Other

  • Mark Twain's Spatial Aesthetic

  • Mark Twain and America's Christian Mission Abroad