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The Ordeal of Mark Twain

by Van Wyck Brooks

Brooks attributes Clemens' increasing sense of pessimism to the repression of his creative spirit due largely to his mother and his wife.

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English

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English

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1920

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Van Wyck Brooks

United States

Van Wyck Brooks was an American literary critic, biographer, and historian.    Brooks graduated from Harvard University in 1908. As a student he published his f...

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