Making Mark Twain work in the classroom



Publisher: Duke University Press in Durham, NC

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Study and teaching.,
  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.,
  • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Study and teaching.,
  • Social classes in literature -- Study and teaching.,
  • Adventure stories, American -- Study and teaching.,
  • Fugitive slaves in literature -- Study and teaching.,
  • Sex role in literature -- Study and teaching.,
  • Race in literature -- Study and teaching.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by James S. Leonard.
ContributionsLeonard, J. S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1338 .M23 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL380171M
ISBN 100822322781, 0822322978
LC Control Number98042358

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Mark Twain, the writer, adventurer and wily social critic born Samuel Clemens, wrote the novels 'Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.’.

Mark Twain isn't who most people think of when the topic of banned books comes up but the popular author has managed to earn a spot on the ALA's list of most contested books almost. Mark Twain, author of Huckleberry Finn Credit: Rex A ccording to the association, many of the complaints about Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird came from black parents concerned about a book.

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Back in the late s, Elisha Bliss of the American Publishing had handed young Twain a rube’s meager 5% royalty on Innocents Abroad and sworn to pay him half of net profits on all future books.

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Durham, NC: Duke University Press, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, Although targeted at classroom teachers, this text provides some valuable insights concerning the historical events that surrounded Twain. Mark Twain and African American Voices (Oxford University Press, ).

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Albert Bigelow Paine, his authorized biographer, said Twain “detested school as he. Mark Twain was born under the name Samuel Langhorne Clemens, on Novem in a town called Florida, Missouri. He was one of seven children, but only 4 of them lived past.

I’m glad that they’re making the decision and it’s long overdue, like 20 years overdue,” he said. “Let’s move forward and work together to make school work for all of our kids, not.