MORALISM AND DETERMINISM IN 'THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG'
- Carnival in Mark Twain's 'Stirring Times in Austria' and 'The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg'. Messent, Peter // Studies in Short Fiction;Summer1998, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p217
Analyzes the representation of carnival in the short fiction 'Stirring Times in Austria,' by Mark Twain. Comparison of the fiction with the short story 'The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg'; Exploitation of the comic potential inherent in Hadleyburg; Explanation on the ratification of Augleich...
- Mark Twain and the Jews. Ozick, Cynthia // Commentary;May95, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p56
The essay discusses the influence of antisemitism on author Mark Twain's short story "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" in light of Twain's cultural experiences in Vienna, Austria, adapted from the book "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays."'
- The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg. Twain, Mark // Entire Works of Mark Twain Collected;3/1/2006, p3106
Presents the short story "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg," by Mark Twain.
- PARADISE REVISITED: TWAIN'S 'THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG' Schahnhorst, Gary // Studies in Short Fiction;Winter81, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p59
Discusses how Mark Twain's short story 'The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg' puzzled critics over the problem of reconciling Twain's moralism and determinism. Review of a selection of commentaries on the work; Details on how the story was created; Stylistic analysis of the work; Comparison of the...
- Twainian pedagogy and the no-account lessons of `Hadleyburg.' Briden, Earl F. // Studies in Short Fiction;Spring91, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p125
Provides information about Mark Twain's short story `The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg.'
- The Dark Hoaxes of "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg". Berkove, Lawrence I. // Mark Twain Journal;Spring-Fall2013, Vol. 51 Issue 1/2, p38
In this article analyses the hoax that is present in the book "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" by Mark Twain. It mentions that Twain considers God as a malicious deceiver which makes the story develop a new background. It states that Twain mentions that life is deceitful and humans cannot...
- "Hadleyburg" and "The Imp of the Perverse": Twain, Poe, and the Insanity of Revenge. Kiskis, Michael J. // Notes on American Literature;2011, Vol. 20, p20
The article examines the challenge of a lack of continuity among U.S. literary movements from the colonial and early 19th century writing to the post Civil War period. It suggests the need to review events to show students that writers across literary eras often deal with similar issues, citing...
- WHO IS MY NEIGHBOR?: HUMANITY AND PROXIMITY. Waldron, Jeremy // Monist;Jul2003, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p333
Uses the biblical parable of the Good Samaritan to explore the issues of the moral problem of distance. Question of whether moral concerns diminish over distance; Assertion that the parable evokes the intuition that the sheer proximity of two human beings, even in the absence of any ethnic or...
- More recommendations from NCR readers. Doyle, John P.; Heyman, Mary B.; Zielinski, Judith Ann; Haffart, Marita; McGunagle, Nancy; Hart, Patrick; Dati, Al Dio; Steed, Kitty // National Catholic Reporter;10/11/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p18
Focuses on responses of readers of the journal 'National Catholic Reporter,' on various books published on the subject of Catholic religion. Description of various scandals taking place in churches in Frederick Luhmann's book 'Call and Response: Ordaining Married Men as Catholic Priests';...