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Title:
Mark Twain and Shakespeare : a cultural legacy
Author:
Berret, Anthony J., 1940-
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Publication Information:
Lanham : University Press of America, [1993]

©1993
Physical Description:
216 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Local Note:
Rare Book Room copy gift of the author, signed and dated on title page.
ISBN:
9780819192202
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This study focuses on Mark Twain's treatment of Shakespeare as a key factor in his self-understanding and artistic development. It is divided into four categories: biography, comedy, history and tragedy. Berret traces the influence of Hamlet on Twain's classic, Huckleberry Finn.


Author Notes

Anthony J. Berret is Assistant Professor of English at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.