All Things Twain

An Encyclopedia of Mark Twain's World

by Sharon D. McCoy


Twain's lifetime—and therefore his writings—encompassed the Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, the Industrial Revolution, the Gilded Age, and westward expansion.

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September 2018


Pages 700
Volumes 2
Size 7x10
Topics The Arts/American Literature
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  • Provides significant illustrations and photographs that bring Twain's world to life
  • Supplies a timeline that puts events in Twain’s life in context with the broader events of the 19th and early-20th centuries
  • Offers dozens of brief sidebars with provocative and fun facts as well as primary source documents that help readers understand Twain and his world
  • Includes a guide to related topics and full index as well as a list of selected reference books and online resources for further study
Author Info

Sharon D. McCoy, PhD, is executive coordinator of the Mark Twain Circle of America and past president of the American Humor Studies Association. She teaches writing and American literature at the University of Georgia.

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