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McAvoy Layne <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 7 Dec 2022 17:14:30 -0800
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Thanks, Steve!

On Mon, Dec 5, 2022 at 6:08 PM Steve Courtney <
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> Greetings,
> Linda Morris’s work on women’s humor writing, and on Mark Twain and issues
> of gender, is well known and much admired.  In recent years she has focused
> on the role of the Clemens daughters, particularly Susy, and on Wednesday
> night, December 7, at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time, you’ll get a chance to hear
> her speak of Susy’s last years via the Hartford house’s “The Trouble
> Begins” series.
> I heard Linda on this topic during the recent Elmira conference and was of
> course fascinated by her wealth detail and authority. She pulls no punches
> about Susy’s relationship with Louise Brownell and the tougher aspects of
> her relationship with her father.
> The lecture/interview series on Twainian subjects that Director of
> Collections Jodi DeBruyne has been running has been top-notch, and this is
> not one to miss. It’s a virtual program, free and available wherever you
> are.
> More info and registration can be found here:
> Cheers,
> Steve
> P.S. Past Trouble Beginses (is that the plural?), and presumably this one
> soon, are available on the Trouble Begins YouTube Channel here<
> Steve Courtney, Curatorial Volunteer
> The Mark Twain House & Museum
> 351 Farmington Avenue
> Hartford, Connecticut 06105
> 860-302-8969

McAvoy Layne
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