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Mark Twain

Classic Essays

by Mike Walsh THE UNITED States is lately stigmatised by an image problem due to its electoral shenanigans and misadventures abroad. All too often forgotten are the great Americans, especially its literati, who contributed so much to the world’s wisdom. Leaving aside such essentials as the three…
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WOW. Just when you began to wonder how the politically correct agenda could get any more pathetic than calling Star Wars racist because Darth Vader is black, its purveyors go and aspire. That’s right. History is being rewritten left and right to avoid hurting anyone’s feelings in this country.…
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Classic Essays

by Mark Twain (pictured) First published in The Galaxy (1870) IN BOOKS he is tall and tawny, muscular, straight and of kingly presence; he has a beaked nose and an eagle eye. His hair is glossy, and as black as the raven’s wing; out of its massed richness springs a sheaf of brilliant feathers; in his…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

Study of the censorship of one of Mark Twain’s best works shows us how much we have lost in recent decades. by Revilo P. Oliver UNDER HIS pseudonym, Mark Twain, Samuel L. Clemens (pictured) may be the most famous and widely-read American author. His celebrity is based primarily on two long stories…
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