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The Mark Twain Annual

Vol. 11 (2013) through current issue

The Mark Twain Annual is the official publication of the Mark Twain Circle of America. The Annual offers essays related to Mark Twain and those who surrounded him and serves as an outlet for new scholarship as well as new pedagogical approaches. The Mark Twain Circle of America encourages interest in Mark Twain and fosters the formal presentation of ideas about the author and his work, as well as the informal exchange of information among Circle members.

Published by: Penn State University Press

Current Issue: Volume 12, 2014

Volume 12, 2014

Volume 11, 2013

E-ISSN: 1756-2597
Print ISSN: 1553-0981

Submission Guidelines

The Mark Twain Annual publishes critical articles about Mark Twain, his fiction, and the literary and cultural legacy of his work. Biographical and historical articles will generally not be considered, unless such articles have a clear pedagogical focus. Critical articles may be 10–22 pages long. In addition, the Annual also accepts pedagogical articles, which are generally shorter. Book reviews are up to 4 pages and are assigned by the editor. Please send books for review or requests to review a book to the book review editor, Kerry Driscoll, at kdriscoll@usj.edu.

Please send your submission, preferably in Microsoft Word, to the editor at www.editorialmanager.com/MTA. Since the Annual is a juried journal practicing blind submission, please include your name only on a separate title page, and make sure any notes do not disclose your authorship of the article. Submissions are accepted from nonmembers of the Mark Twain Circle, but upon acceptance you will be expected to join the association. Submissions will be reviewed by two or more members of the editorial board; notification of acceptance or rejection will be made as quickly as possible. Please direct any questions about submissions to the editor, Chad Rohman, at crohman@dom.edu.


The Mark Twain Annual is published by The Pennsylvania State University Press, 820 N. University Dr., USB 1, Suite C, University Park, PA 16802. Subscriptions, claims, and changes of address should be directed to our subscription agent, the Johns Hopkins University Press, P.O. Box 19966, Baltimore, MD 21211, phone 1-800-548-1784 (outside USA and Canada: 410-516-6987), jrnlcirc@press.jhu.edu. Subscribers are requested to notify the Press and their local postmaster immediately of change of address. All correspondence of a business nature, including permissions and advertising, should be addressed to Penn State Press, www.psupress.org.

The Pennsylvania State University Press is a member of the Association of American University Presses.

Rights and Permission

The journal is registered under its issn (1553-0981 [e-issn 1756-2597]) with the Copyright Clearance Center, 222 Rosewood Dr., Danvers, MA 01923 (www.copyright.com). For information about reprints or multiple copying for classroom use, contact the CCC’s Academic Permissions Service, or write to The Pennsylvania State University Press, 820 N. University Dr., USB 1, Suite C, University Park, PA 16802.

Copyright © 2013 by The Mark Twain Circle of America. All rights reserved. No copies may be made without the written permission of the publisher.

Editorial Board

Volume 11, 2013


Ann Ryan, Le Moyne College

Associate Editor

Chad Rohman, Dominican University

Managing Editor

James S. Leonard, The Citadel

Book Review Editor

Kerry Driscoll, University of Saint Joseph

Editorial Board

John Bird, Winthrop University
Joseph Csicsila, Eastern Michigan University
Victor A. Doyno, SUNY, Buffalo
Lawrence Howe, Roosevelt University
Joseph McCullough, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Thomas Quirk, University of Missouri
Forrest Robinson, University of California, Santa Cruz
Laura Skandera Trombley, Pitzer College
Henry B. Wonham, University of Oregon

Previous Editor

John Bird, Winthrop University

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