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Articles with keyword "Mark Twain"

Ellen Gruber Garvey


Scrapbooking Was Big During and After the Civil War. Why?

In the nineteenth century, making scrapbooks wasn't just for the hoi polloi. Celebrities like Mark Twain clipped and pasted, too.


Uproar in the Classroom

A new film explores how the written word carries explosive consequences.


Trying to Tame Huck Finn

NEH Chairman William R. Ferris talks with Boston teacher Nancy Methelis about confronting controversy in a classic novel.

Montage of Harriet Beecher Stowe and a family letter.


Parlor Politics

The area of Nook Farm was a hotbed for Stowe and her activist circle.

Mark Twain


Birthday Party Brouhaha

Mark Twain's infamous toast rocked the sensibilities of Boston's Brahmin establishment.

Mark Twain, on a round-the-world trip


Mark Twain in Music

A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.


The Beehive Archive

Utah listens to its own quirky history.

sepia photograph of Mark Twain standing behind Henry H. Rogers in Bermuda, 1908


Mark Twain's Latest Autobiography

One hundred years after his death on April 21, 1910, Mark Twain is having one of the busiest years of his afterlife.