Mark Twain and the Feminine Aesthetic

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Cambridge University Press, Mar 5, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 205 pages
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Mark Twain's preoccupation with the nature and value of the 'feminine' has long been recognized as a central feature of his writing. In this 1992 volume, Peter Stoneley goes beyond generalizations to provide a detailed analysis of this theme.
 

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Contents

Mark Twains early career
10
The Mississippi Valley
45
The Prince and the Pauper and Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
76
Eves Diary A Dogs Tale A Horses Tale and Huck Finn
104
To the Unborn Reader
146
Conclusion
159
Index
201
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