On February 18, 1885, Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was officially published in the United States. It sold 42,000 copies in the first month (because of subscription publishing, most of these were pre-orders). That little book has been causing trouble ever since!
The Library of America features Mark Twain and humorist George Ade in their “Story of the Week”: http://storyoftheweek.loa.org/
See the call for papers for MLA 2019 in Chicago under the calls for papers tab. Deadline is Mach 1. The topic is Mark Twain…
The Quadrennial Joint Conference between the Mark Twain Circle and the American Humor Studies Association, “Humor in America,” will be held on the campus of…