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Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism

the tide of a great popular movement

by Jeffrey Alan Melton

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Foreign countries
    • Subjects:
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.,
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Americans -- Foreign countries -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Travelers" writings, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Voyages and travels -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Travel writing -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Tourism -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-196) and index.

      StatementJeffrey Alan Melton.
      SeriesStudies in American literary realism and naturalism
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1342.T73 M45 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3939649M
      ISBN 100817311602
      LC Control Number2001006997

      The Sacramento Union, the best newspaper on the West Coast, sent him to the Sandwich Islands (as Hawaii was then called) and agreed to pay $20 for every letter or story he sent Samuel Clemens, writing as Mark Twain, would go on to become America’s most famous writer and the author of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and would travel extensively around the world, he never forget Author: Rich Grant.   Fast facts: Mark Twain. Samuel Langhorne Clemens aka Mark Twain Born in Missouri, USA Novem Died in Connecticut, USA Ap Travel writing The Innocents Abroad A Author: Susan Misicka.

      Mark Twain (). “Delphi Complete Works of Mark Twain (Illustrated)”, p, Delphi Classics And 18 Other Stories”, p, Book Tree You perceive I generalize with intrepidity from single instances. It is the tourist's custom. Mark Twain. Travel, Society, Tourism. Mark Twain (). “Mark Twain's Notebooks & Journals, Volume II. Get this from a library! Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism: the tide of a great popular movement. [Jeffrey Alan Melton] -- This illuminating study reevaluates an often overlooked aspect of Mark Twain's writing-his travel narratives-and demonstrates their centrality to .

        Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (), called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (). Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer.4/5(2).   The Innocents Abroad, Mark Twain () Journeying through Europe to the Holy Land with some hilariously insular fellow Americans, Twain mocks both tourist and local, sometimes subtly but .


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