Mark Twain, Travel Books, and Tourism

Mark Twain, Travel Books, and Tourism

The Tide of A Great Popular Movement

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This illuminating study reevaluates an often overlooked aspect of Mark Twain's writing-his travel narratives-and demonstrates their centrality to his identity and thinking. Travel books, Jeffrey Melton asserts in this study, are vital to Mark Twain's identity as a writer and to his cultural influence, and not just, as many critics have argued, preliminary sketches or failed attempts at fiction. Furthermore, the identity that Twain establishes for himself in these books as the arch "tourist" provides the most compelling perspective from which to view his entire body of work. Melton be.
Publisher: University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa :2002
ISBN: 9780817313500
0817313508
9780817311605
0817311602
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 200 pages)

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