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Author Lorch, Fred W. (Frederick William), 1893-1967.

Title The trouble begins at eight: Mark Twain's lecture tours.

Publication Info. Ames : Iowa State University Press [1968]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  818.4 TWAIN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  Z818 TWAIN L    Check Shelf
Edition [First edition].
Description xvi, 375 pages : illustrations, facsimile, portraits ; 22 cm
Bibliography Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 333-364) Bibliography: pages 365-370.
Contents Apprenticeship -- First public lecture -- The jubilant tour -- On home ground -- New York and Brooklyn -- Return to the far west -- On the lyceum circuit -- Under Redpath's management --The most detestable campaign -- Life on the lecture circuit -- Lecture in England -- Art of reading -- Reading tour with cable -- The world tour -- Platform manners and techniques -- Audience reception -- On audiences -- Profits from the alternate career -- Retirement from tour lecturing -- Texts of tour lectures.
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Added Title Mark Twain's lecture tours.
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