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Mark Twain"s weapons of satire

anti-imperialist writings on the Philippine-American War

by Mark Twain

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philippines
    • Subjects:
    • Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Humor

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-202) and index.

      Other titlesWeapons of satire.
      Statementedited by Jim Zwick.
      SeriesSyracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution
      ContributionsZwick, Jim.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS679 .T825 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlii, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1558382M
      ISBN 100815602685
      LC Control Number91039304

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        When Mark Twain wrote a novel about St. Joan of Arc, he left us one of the great conundrums of American literature. Twain knew the book would confuse readers who   Source: From Mark Twain's Weapons of Satire: Anti-Imperialist Writings on the Philippine-American War, Jim Zwick, ed., (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, ). Mark Twain and Imperialism. To the Person Sitting in Darkness by Mark Twain. Part of Uncle Sam


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