Lighting Out for the Territory: Reflections on Mark Twain and American Culture / Edition 1

Lighting Out for the Territory: Reflections on Mark Twain and American Culture / Edition 1

by Shelley Fisher Fishkin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195121228

ISBN-13: 9780195121223

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book explores how this son of slaveholders came to write one of the greatest anti-racist novels of all time--and why this remarkable odyssey is so often erased or ignored today.

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This book explores how this son of slaveholders came to write one of the greatest anti-racist novels of all time--and why this remarkable odyssey is so often erased or ignored today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195121223
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
1300L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Prologue, 3
1 The Matter of Hannibal, 13
2 Excavations, 71
3 Ripples and Reverberations, 127
Epilogue, 183
Notes and Sources, 205
Acknowledgments, 250
Index, 255

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