The inaugural (1993-94) Modern Language Association Prize for a
     Distinguished Scholarly Edition has been awarded to -Roughing It-
     (University of California Press, 1993), edited by Harriet Elinor
     Smith, Edgar Marquess Branch, Lin Salamo, and Robert Pack Browning
     (Smith, Salamo, and Browning are editors with the Mark Twain Project
     in The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley).  The relatively inexpensive
     Mark Twain Library Edition of this book will be available in spring
     1996; it will include the text, illustrations, explanatory notes, and
     collateral documents, and will be ideal for students and general