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Matthew Seybold <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 5 Sep 2022 11:00:47 -0400
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Hey, Scott -

I've got a draft paper on Cairo in literary history somewhere in my files.
I will try to dig it out at some point, but I thought you might like to
know, in addition to Dickens and Twain, Cairo plays a significant role in
writings by Melville (*The Confidence-Man*) and Emerson (letters) as well.

*Matt Seybold, PhD*
Associate Professor of American Literature & Mark Twain Studies
Scholar-in-Residence, Center for Mark Twain Studies
Host, The American Vandal Podcast

Peterson Chapel Vestry, Cowles Hall
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On Sun, Sep 4, 2022 at 11:47 AM Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I have attempted a bit of an essay on Cairo, Illinois, prompted by some
> feedback I received on my Twain's Geography entry for this location.  Of
> particular interest to Twain enthusiasts is the relationship between
> Charles Dickens and Mark Twain.  I'm
> not sure what I want to do with this so I posted it to my personal website.
> --
> /Unaffiliated Geographer and Twain aficionado/