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

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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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ii, 177 leaves : ill.

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Wienandt, Christopher May 1995.

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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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ii, 177 leaves : ill.

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Wienandt, Christopher. Mark Twain, Nevada Frontier Journalism, and the "Territorial Enterprise" : Crisis in Credibility, dissertation, May 1995; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278247/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .