Mark Twain in His Times

Mark Twain in Tesla's Lab
Written and Directed by Stephen Railton
Department of English, University of Virginia

Produced by the University of Virginia Library
The Electronic Text Center: David Seaman, Tom Lukas, Chris Ruotolo, Catherine Tousignant, David Gants; The Scholars' Lab: Wayne Graham, David McClure, Joseph Gilbert, Jeremy Boggs, Ammon Shepherd; & Digital Curation Services: Bradley Daigle

With support from the Department of English: Virginia Cope, Lisa Goldberg, Nicole Huffman, Cindy Maisannes, & Jennifer Middlesworth

Filmed almost entirely on location at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Site Index, Piloting Lessons, Student Projects, Etc. Sample This Site Search MT's Works, This Site, etc. Sam Clemens as Mark Twain Marketing Twain Mark Twain on Stage
Innocents Abroad Roughing It The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Adventures of Huckleberry Finn A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins
MT Memory Builder Game
This interpretive archive, drawn largely from the resources of the Barrett Collection, focuses on how "Mark Twain" and his works were created and defined, marketed and performed, reviewed and appreciated. The goal is to allow readers, scholars, students and teachers to see what Mark Twain and His Times said about each other, in a way that can speak to us today. Contained here are dozens of texts and manuscripts, scores of contemporary reviews and articles, hundreds of images, and many different kinds of interactive exhibits. For a quick overview, you can go to "Sample This Site." If you'd like help navigating the site, start with "Piloting Lessons" in "About This Site."


If you're looking for more about Mark Twain, my Short Introduction to Mark Twain is now available. You can read more about it, and if you're young or old, rich or poor, you can also order it at BLACKWELL'S WEBSITE

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