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Where the Twain Meet: The Enduring Cross-Generational Appeal of Tom Sawyer - September 20, 2011

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Published on Jan 11, 2013

Mark Twain scholar Robert Hirst examines how the author maximized the appeal of his book for both young readers and adults—including changes Twain made to the text that preserved necessary "proprieties," which can be rather mysterious to readers 135 years later.

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