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Description - The Courtship of Olivia Langdon and Mark Twain by Susan K. Harris

Passionate readers both, Olivia Langdon and Mark Twain courted through books, spelling out their expectations through literary references as they corresponded during their frequent separations. Working with Langdon's own letters and diaries as well as Twain's, Harris traces the progress of their courtship within the larger context of Victorian American culture, showing how the couple negotiated their relationship through the mediums of literature, material culture, and social and familial dynamics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521556507
ISBN-10: 0521556503
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 221
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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