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Wednesday, 30 December

765. Mark Twain’s Nineteenth-Century Context

1:45–3:00 p.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Mark Twain Circle of America

Presiding: Chad Rohman, Dominican Univ.

1. “Race, Liberalism, and Huckleberry Finn,” Philip Goldstein, Univ. of Delaware, Wilmington

2. “Never the Twain Shall Meet: Travel and Double-Consciousness in the Works of Mark Twain and James Weldon Johnson,” Richard Hardack, Univ. of Delaware, Wilmington

3. “The Persecution and Comfort of Mark Twain’s Fan Letters,” Courtney Bates, Washington Univ.

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