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Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain By Justin Kaplan

Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain
by Justin Kaplan

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Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain Reviews


Henry Nash Smith Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain is sure to remain for a long time the standard book about an extraordinary, complex personality and a career that touched almost every aspect of American culture in the later nineteenth century.
John Kenneth Galbraith Even the best scholars, reading this book, will find themselves dangerously close to unqualified praise....Not only does Kaplan write economically and lucidly but he has a beautiful ear for Mark Twain's language, invention, and comedy.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Kaplan's book will undoubtedly be the portrait of Mark Twain for this generation.
Howard Mumford Jones The richest, most subtle, and best-sustained analysis of Mark Twain anywhere to be found....This is a great book, one of the greatest analyses of an American personality.
Maxwell Geismar Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain is bold and discerning in its treatment of the central conflicts of that primitive genius, Mark Twain. It is illuminating to me in the discussion of complex and puzzling aspects of a dark and doubled personality.

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GOR004992222
Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain: A Biography by Justin Kaplan
Justin Kaplan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Simon & Schuster
1991-11-01
16
0671748076
9780671748074
Winner of Pulitzer Prize Biography Category 1967
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