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The Reverend Mark Twain: Theological Burlesque, Form and Content

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The Reverend Mark Twain: Theological Burlesque, Form and Content
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Publisher: The Ohio State University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0814210244
ISBN-13: 9780814210246
Number of pages: 242

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With his distinctive comic genius, Twain entered the religious dialogue of his time, employing the genres of belief as his vehicle for criticizing church and society. Twain's burlesques of religious form and content reveal a writer fully engaged with the religious ferment of his day.

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