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Mark Twain, Travel Books, and Tourism: The Tide of a Great Popular Movement
by Jeffrey Alan Melton
University of Alabama Press, 2008
Cloth: 978-0-8173-1160-5 | Paper: 978-0-8173-5519-7 | eISBN: 978-0-8173-1350-0
Library of Congress Classification PS1342.T73M45 2002
Dewey Decimal Classification 818.409

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize for best manuscript in American Literature

With the publication of The Innocents Abroad (1869), Mark Twain embarked on a long and successful career as the 19th century's best-selling travel writer. Jeffrey Melton treats Twain's travel narratives in depth, and in the context of his contemporary travel writers and a burgeoning tourism culture. As Melton shows, Twain's five major travel narratives--The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, Life on the Mississippi, A Tramp Abroad, and Following the Equator--demonstrate Twain's mastery and reinvention of the genre.


 

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