The Ordeal Of Mark Twain
Van Wyck Brooks
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The Ordeal Of Mark Twain

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Originally published in 1920. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.
Hardcover, 325 pages
Published by AMS Press (first published 1933)
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Van Wyck Brooks was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, on February 16, 1886. His parents, Sally and Charles Brooks were well off, and as a result Van Wyck was able to get a good primary education. Van Wyck eventually ended up in Harvard University, from where he graduated in 1908.

Van Wyck Brooks became well known through his work as a literary critic, although he generally is not considered an author...more
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