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Sun, 29 Aug 2021 04:14:06 -0500
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On Sat, Aug 28, 2021, 8:39 PM Steve Courtney <
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> Greetings!
> The Mark Twain House's "The Trouble Begins at 5:30" series debuts for the
> fall this Wednesday, September 1, at 5:30 (no less) with a fellow Twichell
> aficionado, Dwayne Eutsey, speaking on the subject "Never Be in a Hurry to
> Believe: Did Joe Twichell Save Huck Finn from Hell?"
> I met Dwayne early in my researches into the good minister and pal of
> Mark, and found Dwayne's explorations of the role of liberal religion in
> Clemens's and Twichell's worldviews to be always original and
> thought-provoking. The religious life of the time is often set aside in
> Twain scholarship -- a fact which Hal Bush and I agreed on emphatically,
> though we didn't agree on everything. Dwayne, too, felt the sad and
> terrible recent loss of our colleague and commented on it here.
> So did Twichell save Huck from Hell? I know this will be a good 'un in
> this series, viewable by the Twain's Crowdcast system, a step above Zoom,
> and hosted by the always astute Jodi DeBruyne, the house's Director of
> Collections.
> It's free. Here's a link to more information and registration:
> [
> ]<
> >
> The Trouble Begins at 5:30: "Never Be in a Hurry to Believe - Did Joseph
> Twichell Save Huck Finn from Hell?" - Mark Twain House<
> >
> The Mark Twain House & Museum is excited to welcome Dwayne Eustey to our
> Trouble Begins series! Join us on Wednesday, September 1st at 5:30pm to
> hear Dwayne’s lecture: “Never Be in a Hurry to Believe: Did Joseph Twichell
> Save Huck Finn from Hell?” The lecture is derived from the book he is
> writing on […]
> Best,
> Steve
> Steve Courtney, Curatorial Volunteer
> The Mark Twain House & Museum
> 351 Farmington Avenue
> Hartford, Connecticut 06105
> 860-302-8969