Download e-book for iPad: Mark Twain and the Novel: The Double-Cross of Authority by Lawrence Howe

By Lawrence Howe

Mark Twain was once an writer either interested in and suspicious of authority, and his novels mirror this pressure. Marked by way of disruptions, repetitions and contradictions, they exemplify the ideological stand-off among the yankee perfect of person freedom and the truth of social keep watch over. This ebook offers a clean examine Twain's significant novels resembling lifestyles at the Mississippi, Huckleberry Finn and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court docket. The problems in those works are proven to be neither flaws nor mess ups, yet fairly intrinsic to either the constitution of the yank novel and the feel of yank culture.

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