TWAIN-L Archives

Mark Twain Forum


Options: Use Classic View

Use Proportional Font
Show Text Part by Default
Condense Mail Headers

Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Mime-Version: 1.0
Sender: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
From: Gregg Camfield <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 08:19:16 -0800
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
Reply-To: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Parts/Attachments: text/plain (7 lines)
How could one talk about Twain without talking about politics?  He was
about as far from an art-for-art's-sake kind of writer as one can get
(and even aesthetism is arguably political in that it challenges a
millenia-old tradition of having artists engage in political debate).