img Leseprobe Leseprobe

Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples

Kerry Driscoll

EPUB
ca. 39,99
Amazon iTunes Thalia.de Weltbild.de Hugendubel Bücher.de ebook.de kobo Osiander Google Books Barnes&Noble bol.com Legimi yourbook.shop
* Affiliatelinks/Werbelinks
Hinweis: Affiliatelinks/Werbelinks
Links auf reinlesen.de sind sogenannte Affiliate-Links. Wenn du auf so einen Affiliate-Link klickst und über diesen Link einkaufst, bekommt reinlesen.de von dem betreffenden Online-Shop oder Anbieter eine Provision. Für dich verändert sich der Preis nicht.

University of California Press img Link Publisher

Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst, Musik / Englische Sprachwissenschaft / Literaturwissenschaft

Beschreibung

Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples is the first book-length study of the writer’s evolving views regarding the aboriginal inhabitants of North America and the Southern Hemisphere, and his deeply conflicted representations of them in fiction, newspaper sketches, and speeches. Using a wide range of archival materials—including previously unexamined marginalia in books from Clemens’s personal library—Driscoll charts the development of the writer’s ethnocentric attitudes about Indians and savagery in relation to the various geographic and social milieus of communities he inhabited at key periods in his life, from antebellum Hannibal, Missouri, and the Sierra Nevada mining camps of the 1860s to the progressive urban enclave of Hartford’s Nook Farm. The book also examines the impact of Clemens’s 1895–96 world lecture tour, when he traveled to Australia and New Zealand and learned firsthand about the dispossession and mistreatment of native peoples under British colonial rule. This groundbreaking work of cultural studies offers fresh readings of canonical texts such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, Roughing It, and Following the Equator, as well as a number of Twain’s shorter works.

Weitere Titel in dieser Kategorie
Cover 1913
Jean-Michel Rabate
Cover Norman Mailer at 100
Robert J. Begiebing
Cover Personation Plots
Clayton Carlyle Tarr
Cover Digitizing Faulkner
Theresa M. Towner
Cover A Grammar of Bunaq
Antoinette Schapper
Cover Eliot's Angels
Bernadette Waterman Ward

Kundenbewertungen

Schlagwörter

newspaper sketches, antebellum hannibal, fiction, mining camps, archival materials, world lecture tour, ethnocentric attitudes, british rule, north america, indians, missouri, southern hemisphere, nook farm, communities, native peoples, conflicted representations, social milieus, sierra nevada, progressive urban, savagery, unexamined marginalia, 1860s, aboriginal inhabitants, speeches