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Mark Twain as a Political Satirist

Mark Twain as a Political Satirist

Date: August 1953
Creator: Gardner, Gwendolyn Clayton
Description: This thesis discusses Mark Twain as a political satirist in Nevada and during the Gilded Age. There are also chapters covering Politics and Slavery, Democracy and Monarchy, as well as Imperialism and War.
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Mark Twain as a Social Critic

Mark Twain as a Social Critic

Date: 1944
Creator: Harrison, Evelyn L.
Description: The author attempts to show in this thesis that Mark Twain was a serious observer and critic of life.
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Mark Twain, Nevada Frontier Journalism, and the "Territorial Enterprise" : Crisis in Credibility

Mark Twain, Nevada Frontier Journalism, and the "Territorial Enterprise" : Crisis in Credibility

Date: May 1995
Creator: Wienandt, Christopher
Description: This dissertation is an attempt to give a picture of the Nevada frontier journalist Samuel L. Clemens and the surroundings in which he worked. It is also an assessment of the extent to which Clemens (and his alter ego Twain) can be considered a serious journalist and the extent to which he violated the very principles he championed.
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Mark Twain's Representation of the American West

Mark Twain's Representation of the American West

Date: August 1953
Creator: Bass, Jeanne H.
Description: The purpose of this paper is to picture the West as Mark Twain saw it. Many books have been written which describe Twain's Western years, but few have given much consideration to the accuracy of his account of the West in the 1860's. This paper attempts to portray Twain not only as a social and political satirist, but also as a possible historical satirist.
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Mark Twain's Southern Trilogy: Reflections of the Ante-Bellum Southern Experience

Mark Twain's Southern Trilogy: Reflections of the Ante-Bellum Southern Experience

Date: August 1973
Creator: Robinson, Jimmy Hugh
Description: The purpose of this study is to explore Mark Twain's involvement with the southern ante-bellum experience as reflected in his Southern Trilogy, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade), and Pudd'nhead Wilson. He came to denounce the South more and more vehemently in these novels, and each occupies a critical position in his artistic and philosophical growth.
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Mark Twain's Victorian Conversation in the Elizabethan Manner

Mark Twain's Victorian Conversation in the Elizabethan Manner

Date: May 1971
Creator: Donsbach, Roberta Ihde
Description: The thesis presents Mark Twain's 1601 in the form of a new edition comprising a critical analysis, a photographic copy of the only authorized text of the work, and a glossary.
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Mark Twain's Views on Formal Education

Mark Twain's Views on Formal Education

Date: January 1966
Creator: Cameron, Thomas D.
Description: The purpose of this study is to discuss Twain's role as a critic of the educational system of his day and to explore his views concerning the purposes, methodology, and value of formal education below the college level.
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Mark Twain's Writings on Oral Interpretation

Mark Twain's Writings on Oral Interpretation

Date: June 1965
Creator: Mello, Edward C.
Description: Mark Twain is universally recognized as an important author in American literature, and in addition to his success as an author, he was equally successful as an oral interpreter. His career as an interpreter and lecturer commenced at the age of twelve in Hannibal, Missouri, and in later years expanded to cover the globe. Twain lectured throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, India, South Africa, England, New Zealand, Scotland, and Canada. Throughout his writings, Mark Twain included statements pertaining to his delivery of these lectures and platform readings, and he also included comments on techniques for oral interpretation in general.
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Market Power in the Common Market

Market Power in the Common Market

Date: May 1968
Creator: Bays, Carson W.
Description: This study involved an analysis of the competitive philosophy and market structures of the European Economic Community. The investigation was concerned with market power both within the EEC itself and between the EEC and its eighteen African Associates. Although the present Association is in part a vestige of the colonial era, its economic nature is closely related to the economic nature of the EEC. It was the object of this study to define these characteristics, showing how they evolved from forces concomitant with postwar recovery and integration.
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Market Timing, Forecast Ability and Information Flow in Petroleum Futures Markets

Market Timing, Forecast Ability and Information Flow in Petroleum Futures Markets

Date: December 1997
Creator: Buchanan, William K.
Description: Three petroleum futures contracts are examined over a ten-year period from 1986 to 1996. Intertemporal changes in futures prices and the net open interest positions of three trader types are compared to determine what, if any, market timing ability the traders have. Seasonal variation is considered and a simple trading rule is adopted to determine the dollar-return potential for market participation and shed light on issues of market efficiency.
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