Mark Twain's America

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MARK TWAIN'S AMERICA

BY BERNARD DEVOTO

Illustrated by M. J. GALLAGHER

BOSTON LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY 1932

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Foreword to Robert S. Forsythe ix
  • Note xv
  • Contents xvii
  • I- 1835- The New Jerusalem 3
  • II- Idyl- St. Petersburg 27
  • III- Dawson''s Landing 53
  • IV- The Dandy and the Squatter 78
  • V- The River 100
  • VI- Washoe 115
  • VII- Washoe Tailings; and Jackass Hill 141
  • VIII- Cryptorchism 179
  • IX- The Critics of Mark Twain 217
  • X- The Big Bear of Arkansaw 240
  • XI- The Damned Human Race 269
  • XII- The Artist as American 298
  • Bibliography 323
  • Appendix A- Newspaper Humor of the Southwestern Frontier 335
  • Appendix B 340
  • Index 343
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