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Beneath Mark Twain: Judgments of Justice and Gender in Twain's Early Western Writing, 1861-1873
By the time Samuel Clemens began writing journalism and crafting what he called the “sensation hoax” for Virginia City’s Territorial Enterprise in 1862, Americans had been devouring sensational novels and journalism by ...
More than a river: using nature for reform in the progressive era
The decades around the turn of the twentieth century were a time of vast social and economic change. Industrialization altered the ways people related to each other and to their social, political, and cultural institutions. ...