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April 23, 2012

Mark Twain and the Art of the Tall Tale

Author:  Henry B. Wonham

Henry B. Wonham’s Mark Twain and the Art of the Tall Tale, published by Oxford University Press, explores Twain’s literary adaptation of a traditional storytelling technique.

Playing the Races

Author:  Henry B. Wonham

In Playing the Races, Henry B. Wonham explains why the major practitioners of American literary realism so often resorted to the patently un-realistic technique of caricature in their representation of ethnic identity.

Tales of Henry James

Author:  Henry B. Wonham

Henry B. Wonham and Christof Wegelin are co-editors of the Norton Critical Edition of the Tales of Henry James.

February 2, 2012

Criticism and the Color Line

Edited by Henry Wonham

Criticism and the Color Line celebrates the hybridity of American literary culture by examining the complex interaction of black and white voices in American writing.