- WRITING RACE. KENT, TRILBY // Canadian Children's Book News;Summer2011, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p4
In this article the author discusses how political correctness affects the nature of writing about racial matters in historical fiction. She cites her book "Stones for My Father," about race relations in South Africa, and explains the need to maintain historical and contextual accuracy, because...
- Mark Twain. // Piecework;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p25
The article profiles author Mark Twain of the United States. Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri. He trained as a printer but later became a cub pilot on a riverboat. In 1867, Clemens found fame with a short story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."...
- Terrible Dreams of Creative Power: The Question of No. 44. Royal, Derek Parker // Studies in the Novel;Spring99, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p44
Analyzes several of Mark Twain's characters and focuses on the enigma of characters who have both child-like qualities and adult moral posturing. Discussion of the Mysterious Stranger manuscripts and the figure of No. 44; Two differing views of the psychology and philosophy of Twain's later...
- The River Rises (Short Story). Twain, Mark // Cricket;Jul2004, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p34
Presents the short story "The River Rises," by Mark Twain.
- SAMUEL CLEMENS. Gariepy, Carole J. // Quilt of America;2002, p117
This article focuses on a Dear Bart quilt block representing U.S. Samuel Clemens, who is known to the world by his pen name Mark Twain. When he was 23, he worked for two years as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi. In that career, he broadened his knowledge of life on the river and learned...
- Channeling Mark Twain. Phillips, Louis // Common Review;Fall2004, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p58
Focuses on the novel "Jap Heron." Contents of the book; Mark Twain story.
- LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. D. B. // AudioFile;Aug/Sep2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p35
The article reviews the audiobook "Life on the Mississippi," by Mark Twain, narrated by Gorver Gardner.
- Raising Caine. // Wilson Quarterly;Summer2004, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p10
Discusses the influence of Mark Twain's works on novelist Herman Wouk. Achievements of Wouk; Books written by Wouk.
- The Legend of Sagenfeld (Book Review). Clancy, Jeanne Marrie // School Library Journal;Mar88, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p177
Reviews the book 'The Legend of Sagenfeld,' by Mark Twain.