Thanks also for posting this.  I enjoyed again watching the video of several
scholars interviewed at Elmira, including Dr. Budd after I read it. What a
career!  And how remarkable that he touched so many other Mark Twain
scholars as mentor.  A grand old man, indeed.
Arianne Laidlaw

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 11:17 AM, Kevin J. Bochynski <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Mark Twain Forum members will find the following brief profile of Louis J.
> Budd of great interest. It was written by Barbara Schmidt in 2007, in
> collaboration with Dr. Budd, for an on-line database of contemporary
> authors
> and is posted with her permission.
> Kevin B.
> ~~~~~58