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The Resource Critical approaches to Mark Twain's short stories, edited by Elizabeth McMahan

Critical approaches to Mark Twain's short stories, edited by Elizabeth McMahan

Label
Critical approaches to Mark Twain's short stories
Title
Critical approaches to Mark Twain's short stories
Statement of responsibility
edited by Elizabeth McMahan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Essays offer varying interpretations of eight of Twain's stories and discuss his writing style
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.4
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1338
LC item number
.C7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McMahan, Elizabeth
Series statement
National university publications. Literary criticism series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Short story
Label
Critical approaches to Mark Twain's short stories, edited by Elizabeth McMahan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-145) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. How Mark Twain writes -- Report to the Buffalo Female Academy ; How to tell a story / S.L. Clemens -- Mark Twain's idea of story structure / George Feinstein -- 2. The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras county -- The jumping frog / A.B. Paine -- The art of "The jumping frog" / Gladys Bellamy -- Upset expectations in "The jumping frog" / Kenneth S. Lynn -- The mysterious charm of Simon Wheeler / Henry Nash Smith -- The art and satire of Twain's "Jumping frog" story / Sydney J. Krause -- The structure of "The jumping frog" / James M. Cox -- 3. A true story -- A true story / Philip Foner -- Telling it like it was / Gerald J. Fenger -- The artistry of "A true story" / William M. Gibson -- 4. The facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in Connecticut -- A curious parable / Maxwell Geismar -- Mark Twain's "Carnival of crime" / William M. Gibson -- 5. The £1,000,000 bank-note -- A satire on the system / Philip Foner -- Twain on the "get-rich-quick" mania / Maxwell Geismar -- Mark Twain's money imagery in "The £1,000,000 bank-note" and "The 30,000 bequest" / Ricki Morgan -- 6. The man that corrupted Hadleyburg -- Moralism vs. determinism in "Hadleyburg" / Gladys Bellamy -- The sober affirmation of Mark Twain's "Hadleyburg" / Clinton S. Burhans, Jr. -- Twain's mathematical demonstration of human greed / Henry Nash Smith -- The role of Satan in "The man that corrupted Hadleyburg" / Henry B. Rule -- Twain's ironic parable on the hypocrisy of human virtue / Maxwell Geismar -- Mark Twain's mask of Satan in "Hadleyburg" / Stanley Brodwin -- 7. The 30,000 bequest -- Twain's parody of small souls on the make / Maxwell Geismar -- The complex irony of "The 30,000 bequest" / Gerald J. Fenger -- 8. Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven -- The literary evolution of Captain Ned Wakefield / S.L. Clemens -- The narrative perfection of "Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven" / Gladys Bellamy -- Twain's satire on racism / Louis Budd -- Captain Stormfield as pure burlesque figure / James M. Cox -- The imaginative achievement of "Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven" / William M. Gibson -- 9. The mysterious stranger -- "The mysterious stranger" : Mark Twain's texts and the Paine-Duneka edition / John S. Tuckey -- The gospel according to Philip Traum : structural unity in "The mysterious stranger" / John R. May -- Divine foolishness : a critical evaluation of "The mysterious stranger" / Raymond Varisco
Control code
ocm06554301
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 147 pages
Isbn
9780804692748
Lccn
80019026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)06554301
Label
Critical approaches to Mark Twain's short stories, edited by Elizabeth McMahan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-145) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. How Mark Twain writes -- Report to the Buffalo Female Academy ; How to tell a story / S.L. Clemens -- Mark Twain's idea of story structure / George Feinstein -- 2. The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras county -- The jumping frog / A.B. Paine -- The art of "The jumping frog" / Gladys Bellamy -- Upset expectations in "The jumping frog" / Kenneth S. Lynn -- The mysterious charm of Simon Wheeler / Henry Nash Smith -- The art and satire of Twain's "Jumping frog" story / Sydney J. Krause -- The structure of "The jumping frog" / James M. Cox -- 3. A true story -- A true story / Philip Foner -- Telling it like it was / Gerald J. Fenger -- The artistry of "A true story" / William M. Gibson -- 4. The facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in Connecticut -- A curious parable / Maxwell Geismar -- Mark Twain's "Carnival of crime" / William M. Gibson -- 5. The £1,000,000 bank-note -- A satire on the system / Philip Foner -- Twain on the "get-rich-quick" mania / Maxwell Geismar -- Mark Twain's money imagery in "The £1,000,000 bank-note" and "The 30,000 bequest" / Ricki Morgan -- 6. The man that corrupted Hadleyburg -- Moralism vs. determinism in "Hadleyburg" / Gladys Bellamy -- The sober affirmation of Mark Twain's "Hadleyburg" / Clinton S. Burhans, Jr. -- Twain's mathematical demonstration of human greed / Henry Nash Smith -- The role of Satan in "The man that corrupted Hadleyburg" / Henry B. Rule -- Twain's ironic parable on the hypocrisy of human virtue / Maxwell Geismar -- Mark Twain's mask of Satan in "Hadleyburg" / Stanley Brodwin -- 7. The 30,000 bequest -- Twain's parody of small souls on the make / Maxwell Geismar -- The complex irony of "The 30,000 bequest" / Gerald J. Fenger -- 8. Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven -- The literary evolution of Captain Ned Wakefield / S.L. Clemens -- The narrative perfection of "Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven" / Gladys Bellamy -- Twain's satire on racism / Louis Budd -- Captain Stormfield as pure burlesque figure / James M. Cox -- The imaginative achievement of "Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven" / William M. Gibson -- 9. The mysterious stranger -- "The mysterious stranger" : Mark Twain's texts and the Paine-Duneka edition / John S. Tuckey -- The gospel according to Philip Traum : structural unity in "The mysterious stranger" / John R. May -- Divine foolishness : a critical evaluation of "The mysterious stranger" / Raymond Varisco
Control code
ocm06554301
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 147 pages
Isbn
9780804692748
Lccn
80019026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)06554301

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