Mark Twain and Human Nature
|Series title:||MARK TWAIN and HIS CIRCLE Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Missouri Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $30.00|
| Book Description: |
Mark Twain once claimed that he could read human character as well as he could read the Mississippi River, and he studied his fellow humans with the same devoted attention. In both his fiction and his nonfiction, he was disposed to dramatize how the human creature acts in a given environment--and to understand why.
Now one of America's preeminent Twain scholars takes a closer look at this icon's abiding interest in his fellow creatures. In seeking to account for how...