Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Cosmopolitan Twain / edited by Ann M. Ryan and Joseph B. McCullogh

Contributor(s): Ryan, Ann. M [editor.] | McCullough, Joseph B [editor.].
Series: Mark Twain and his circle series. Copyright date: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2008Description: xiii, 269 pages. : illustrations. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780826219671 (pbk.).Subject(s): Cosmopolitanism in literature | Cities and towns in literature | City and town life in literature | Modernism (Literature) -- United StatesDDC classification: 818​.409 COS
Contents:
Mark Twain and the cosmopolitan ideal /​ Ann M. Ryan Mark Twain and the mean (and magical) streets of New York /​ Ann M. Ryan Sam Clemens and the Mississippi River metropolis /​ Bruce Michelson Mark Twain, San Francisco's comic Flâneur /​ James E. Caron Taming the bohemian: Mark Twain in Buffalo /​ Joseph B. McCullough Mark Twain's music box: Livy, cosmopolitanism, and the commodity aesthetic /​ Kerry Driscoll "Not an alien but at home": Mark Twain and London /​ Peter Messent Mark Twain in Vienna: a diplomat without pay /​ Janice McIntire-Strasburg A room of his own: Samuel Clemens, Elmira, and quarry farm /​ Michael J. Kiskis.
Summary: "From New York City to Vienna to the suburban utopia of Harford, Twain spent most of his life in an urban environment, generating writings that marked America's movement into the twentieth century. Rather than the nostalgic voice of America's rural post, Twain was a visionary of a cosmopolitan future"
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
818​.409 COS 011589 (Browse shelf) Available 011589

Formerly CIP.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Mark Twain and the cosmopolitan ideal /​ Ann M. Ryan
Mark Twain and the mean (and magical) streets of New York /​ Ann M. Ryan
Sam Clemens and the Mississippi River metropolis /​ Bruce Michelson
Mark Twain, San Francisco's comic Flâneur /​ James E. Caron
Taming the bohemian: Mark Twain in Buffalo /​ Joseph B. McCullough
Mark Twain's music box: Livy, cosmopolitanism, and the commodity aesthetic /​ Kerry Driscoll
"Not an alien but at home": Mark Twain and London /​ Peter Messent
Mark Twain in Vienna: a diplomat without pay /​ Janice McIntire-Strasburg
A room of his own: Samuel Clemens, Elmira, and quarry farm /​ Michael J. Kiskis.

"From New York City to Vienna to the suburban utopia of Harford, Twain spent most of his life in an urban environment, generating writings that marked America's movement into the twentieth century. Rather than the nostalgic voice of America's rural post, Twain was a visionary of a cosmopolitan future"

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Hit Counter
//]]>