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Author Fulton, Joe B., 1962-

Title Mark Twain's ethical realism : the aesthetics of race, class, and gender / Joe B. Fulton.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c1997.


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 Axe Special Collections Reitz  813.4 C591Df, 1997    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xii, 174 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-165) and index.
Form Also issued online.
Summary Mark Twain's Ethical Realism is the only work that looks specifically at how Twain blends ethical and aesthetic concerns in the act of composing his novels. Fulton conducts a spirited discussion regarding these concepts, and his explanation of how they relate to Twain's writing helps to clarify the complexities of his creative genius.
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Political and social views.
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Aesthetics.
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Ethics.
Social classes in literature.
Social ethics in literature.
Realism in literature.
Aesthetics, American.
Race in literature.
Sex in literature.
ISBN 0826211445 (alk. paper)
9780826211446 (alk. paper)

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