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Steve Courtney <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 15 Feb 2024 18:28:02 +0000
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In Harriet Smith's intro to Vol. I of the actual Autobiography, she describes Neider's methods in the brief terms they deserve, with a few more follow-up references. Let's hope to be hovering round in 2099 when the actual Autobiography (in which Ben's name figures prominently!) is named one of the 100 most important books of the 21st century.
From: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Dave Davis <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:09 PM
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [External] Charles Neider, editorial reputation?

Blasphemy! ;-)


On Thu, Feb 15, 2024 at 12:08 PM Paul Kleven <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> As I recall, he enthusiastically cut passages that he considered extraneous
> from the last third of his edition of Huck Finn, stating the percentage of
> words he had cut from each chapter.
> On Thu, Feb 15, 2024 at 7:02 AM Dave Davis <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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> > > Singularly informative essay, Barbara! Thanks
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> > DDD
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