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R. Kent Rasmussen on new editions of Mark Twain classics (Q&A w/ event details)

Author Spotlight: Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of Tom Sawyer TOPICS This week, we recall the contribution of Mark Twain, the Father of American Literature A Dog's Tale This is a story narrated by a dog named Aileen Mavourneen. She ... The Hindu, 2 days ago
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Urban legend: The Athenaeum

Such was his fame as the bestselling author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer that Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) is called the world's first rock star. The welcome accorded him when he stepped out from behind the curtain at ...
 WA Today2 months ago

'The Equalizer' Pits Mallet Against Man And Man Against Corkscrew

"A feud is this way," Mark Twain wrote in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. But it's kind of slow, and takes a long time." That's a different Twain quote from the one that appears onscreen at the top of The Equalizer, the Zen vigilante flick ...
 Austin American Statesman2 months ago

Jason Clarke's preparation for Abraham Lincoln movie

Jason Clarke says Huckleberry Finn helped him prepare for his role in The Better Angels. Jason Clarke immersed himself in classic novels to prepare for his latest movie, The Better Angels.The 45-year-old Australian actor plays Tom Lincoln in the ...
 TV3 Ireland2 weeks ago

3 recent books that courted classroom controversy

In 1885, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was not only banned in Concord, MA, but deemed trash and suitable only for the slums. Yikes! While the book still receives its fair share of backlash —critics still call it out for its use of the N-word ...
 Education Dive2 months ago 15 Books You Hated Reading As The Only Black Person In Class  BuzzFeed3 weeks ago
The Guardian Express

The Good Lie: Reese Witherspoon in the Best Feel Good Film of 2014

The Good Lie , the title appears to be taken from a scene in Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, stars Reese Witherspoon as the biggest name in the film, she actually spend very little time on screen, and this could well be the best feel good film of ...
 The Guardian Express1 month ago 'Good Lie' a well-told tale  Miami Herald1 month ago 'Good Lie' tells powerful truths  USA Today1 month ago Review: Moving story, simply told, in 'Good Lie'  Town Hall1 month ago
University of Kansas

Project looks at Mark Twain's world tour that reshaped his attitudes about race, colonialism and empire

LAWRENCE — Most Americans know Mark Twain as the man who wrote "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Many have also criticized Twain's racial attitudes in those two novels. A University of Kansas researcher is ...
 University of Kansas1 month ago

Best obstacle at Tough Mudder test run is reaching his inner boy

I stood on the 15-foot platform overlooking the lake of fluorescent green muck — wet, tired, freezing, miserable and scared out of my mind — when I suddenly began a conversation with my 12-year-old self. "You're still me," Little Roy said.
 Chicago Tribune1 day ago

The School Religious Holidays Problem Is Really a Public Schooling Problem

There's a lot of anger in Montgomery County, Maryland, after the school board voted to officially remove all religious holidays from the district calendar. The goal was to placate Muslim families tired of their kids having to go to school on Muslim ...
 Cato Institute2 days ago Letter to the Editor: Changing the present by censoring the past  Individual.com1 month ago Public Schooling: War without End  Cato Institute1 month ago Hundreds of Colorado Students Skipped School to Protest History Changes  US News & World Report2 months ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Down the back-allies of remembrance

Shahzaman Mozumder revisits the battlefields of a brutal and stirring past AMIYA HALDER (L-R) Syed Manzoorul Islam, A Qayyum Khan, Kaiser Huq and Shahzaman Mozumder at the book launch. Photo: Ridwan Adid Rupon Pindrop silence and an air of awe ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 days ago
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