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The Resource Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson : race, conflict, and culture, edited by Susan Gillman and Forrest G. Robinson, (electronic book)

Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson : race, conflict, and culture, edited by Susan Gillman and Forrest G. Robinson, (electronic book)

Label
Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson : race, conflict, and culture
Title
Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson
Title remainder
race, conflict, and culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan Gillman and Forrest G. Robinson
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection seeks to place Pudd'nhead Wilson-a neglected, textually fragmented work of Mark Twain's-in the context of contemporary critical approaches to literary studies. The editors' introduction argues the virtues of using Pudd'nhead Wilson as a teaching text, a case study in many of the issues presently occupying literary criticism: issues of history and the uses of history, of canon formation, of textual problematics, and finally of race, class, and gender. In a variety of ways the essays build arguments out of, not in spite of, the anomalies, inconsistencies, an
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1317
LC item number
.M27 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gillman, Susan Kay
  • Robinson, Forrest G.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature and society
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • Social conflict in literature
  • Race relations in literature
  • Doubles in literature
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • United States
Label
Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson : race, conflict, and culture, edited by Susan Gillman and Forrest G. Robinson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-254)
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
Contents
  • Introduction / Susan Gillman and Forrest G. Robinson -- Pudd'nhead Wilson revisited / James M. Cox -- The sense of disorder in Pudd'nhead Wilson / Forrest G. Robinson -- Mark Twain and Homer Plessy / Eric J. Sundquist -- Francis Galton and Mark Twain : the natal autograph in Pudd'nhead Wilson / Michael Rogin -- "Sure identifiers" : race, science, and the law in Pudd'nhead Wilson / Susan Gillman -- The ties that bind : race and sex in Pudd'nhead Wilson / Myra Jehlen -- Roxana's plot / Carolyn Porter -- Fatal speculations : murder, money, and manners in Pudd'nhead Wilson / John Carlos Rowe -- "By right of the white election" : political theology and theological politics in Pudd'head Wilson / Michael Cowan -- Pudd'nhead Wilson on democratic governance / Wilson Carey McWilliams
  • "What did he reckon would become of the other half if he killed his half?" : doubled, divided, and crossed selves in Pudd'nhead Wilson; or, Mark Twain as cultural critic in his own times and ours / George E. Marcus -- Some of the ways of freedom in Pudd'nhead Wilson / John H. Schaar
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 262 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822381624
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson : race, conflict, and culture, edited by Susan Gillman and Forrest G. Robinson, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-254)
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
Contents
  • Introduction / Susan Gillman and Forrest G. Robinson -- Pudd'nhead Wilson revisited / James M. Cox -- The sense of disorder in Pudd'nhead Wilson / Forrest G. Robinson -- Mark Twain and Homer Plessy / Eric J. Sundquist -- Francis Galton and Mark Twain : the natal autograph in Pudd'nhead Wilson / Michael Rogin -- "Sure identifiers" : race, science, and the law in Pudd'nhead Wilson / Susan Gillman -- The ties that bind : race and sex in Pudd'nhead Wilson / Myra Jehlen -- Roxana's plot / Carolyn Porter -- Fatal speculations : murder, money, and manners in Pudd'nhead Wilson / John Carlos Rowe -- "By right of the white election" : political theology and theological politics in Pudd'head Wilson / Michael Cowan -- Pudd'nhead Wilson on democratic governance / Wilson Carey McWilliams
  • "What did he reckon would become of the other half if he killed his half?" : doubled, divided, and crossed selves in Pudd'nhead Wilson; or, Mark Twain as cultural critic in his own times and ours / George E. Marcus -- Some of the ways of freedom in Pudd'nhead Wilson / John H. Schaar
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 262 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822381624
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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