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The Resource Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism : the tide of a great popular movement, Jeffrey Alan Melton, (electronic book)

Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism : the tide of a great popular movement, Jeffrey Alan Melton, (electronic book)

Label
Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism : the tide of a great popular movement
Title
Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism
Title remainder
the tide of a great popular movement
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Alan Melton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This illuminating study reevaluates an often overlooked aspect of Mark Twain's writing-his travel narratives-and demonstrates their centrality to his identity and thinking. Travel books, Jeffrey Melton asserts in this study, are vital to Mark Twain's identity as a writer and to his cultural influence, and not just, as many critics have argued, preliminary sketches or failed attempts at fiction. Furthermore, the identity that Twain establishes for himself in these books as the arch "tourist" provides the most compelling perspective from which to view his entire body of work. Melton be
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
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Melton, Jeffrey Alan
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1342.T73
LC item number
M45 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Popular culture
  • Tourism
  • Travel writing
  • Travelers' writings, American
  • Voyages and travels
  • Twain, Mark
Label
Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism : the tide of a great popular movement, Jeffrey Alan Melton, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10309042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 200 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817311605
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Mark Twain, travel books, and tourism : the tide of a great popular movement, Jeffrey Alan Melton, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-196) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10309042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xv, 200 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817311605
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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