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A Reading Life

Mark Twain’s literary offenses

By Katherine A. Powers
Globe Correspondent / April 18, 2010

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This Wednesday marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Mark Twain, “the largest figure that ever reared itself out of the flat, damp prairie of American literature,” in the words of H.L. Mencken. The event is being met by an eruption of books by and about Twain, including the Library of America’s last scheduled volume of his major works: ... (Full article: 1095 words)

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