The letters of Mark Twain and Joseph Hopkins Twichell /

This book contains the complete texts of all known correspondence between Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) and Joseph Hopkins Twichell. Theirs was a rich exchange. The long, deep friendship of Clemens and Twichell - a Congregationalist minister of Hartford, Connecticut - rarely fails to surprise, give...

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Main Authors: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Author), Twichell, Joseph Hopkins, 1838-1918 (Author)
Other Authors: Bush, Harold K. 1956-2021 (Editor), Courtney, Steve, 1948- (Editor), Messent, Peter, 1946- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published:Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia, [2017]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. 1868-1871. First meeting (Hartford); the Twain-Olivia Langdon courtship and marriage; the Buffalo residence
  • Part 2. 1871-1891. Twain's Hartford years
  • Part 3. 1891-1900. Twain and his family as peripatetics; business failure; the death of Susy; continued exile
  • Part 4. 1901-1904. The return to America; Livy's illness and death
  • Part 5. 1904-1910. After Livy's death; the final years
  • A brief afterword
  • Appendix 1. Undated or fragmentary correspondence
  • Appendix 2. Four further letters.