Saturday, 24 April 2010

News: Mark Twain Centenary

Mark Twain died one hundred years ago this week. Whilst reports of his death are no longer an exaggeration, a century later Twain is still capable of generating a wealth of comment. Here's a sampling:
Below, silent footage of Mark Twain taken by Thomas Edison in 1909 not long before his death.

And finally, a cartoon from the Baltimore American, April 23 1910 - Uncle Sam grieving at Twain's bedside:

Sunday, 11 April 2010

Saturday, 10 April 2010

Friday, 9 April 2010

BAAS 2010 - Liveblog

Professor Wai-Chee Dimock and Professor Susan Castillo speaking at the
Norwich Forum.