A short video featuring a number of Mark Twain scholars answering the question, “Why do you work on Mark Twain?” Filmed at the Sixth International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies, Elmira College, August 2009. All the respondents are famous in the world of the Mark Twain Circle, but the last respondent is famous in the “real world.” Watch here:
David Letterman Wins the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
The deadline for proposals for SAMLA 2017 is May 15. See the call for papers for details.
Random House has announced publication of a Mark Twain fairy tale. The manuscript of “Oleomargarine” was discovered by Twain scholar John Bird at the Mark…
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