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From: Shelley Fisher Fishkin <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 1996 19:36:45 +0600
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>> Apparently _1,002d Arabian Night_ was the railway circulation book Clemens
>> had discussed publishing anonymously.
>> Is there a good critical analysis of this work which deals with switched
>> and confused sexual identities?  Or any comparison of this work to _Prince
>> and the Pauper_?
>Is there any analysis at all?  Barbara's questions are about the most
>favorable remarks I've seen.

 _1,002d Arabian Night_ has received virtually no critical attention, with
two small exceptions:
Susan Gillman, __Dark Twins: Imposture and Identity in Mark Twain's
               America__, (1989) pp.108-109
Shelley Fisher Fishkin, "Mark Twain and Women," in __The Cambridge
Companion to
        Mark Twain__,ed. Forrest Robinson (1995) pp.65-66

(I haven't heard anything about the pictures turning up, but that doesn't
mean they won't some day.)
        Shelley Fisher Fishkin   [log in to unmask]