Oxford University Press, USA: 2004-10-01
Seller ID: 002111
New hardcover book with dustjacket copy titled Mark Twain by Larzer Ziff. Oxford University Press Lives and Legacies Series. From the dustjacket endflap: Ziff offers an account of Twain's early years, explores all his major fiction, and concludes with a consideration of his craftsmanship and his strength as a cultural critic. He offers insight into Twain's travel writings, providing for example an account of Following the Equator, perhaps Twain's most underrated work. Throughout the book, Ziff examines Twain's writings in light of the literary cultures of his day, from frontier humorists to Ma... View More...