Abstract

The essay explores the nature of talent of the American writer Mark Twain focusing on the paradoxical relations of sorrow and humor. The analyses involves facts of Twain’s biography which serve as the background of his artistic development and prove him being not a “mere” humorist but rather a philosopher who keeps on teaching us of how to live and to think.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVIII International Conference on American Studies
Subtitle of host publicationLanguage, Literature, Culture, Art, Philosophy, Translation, Georgian-American Relations, Politics, History, Economics, Education & Society
Editors Prof. Irakli Tskhvediani(Georgia), Editorial Board Prof. Tyrus Miller (USA), Prof. Gonsalves De Abru Maria Zina (Portugal), Prof. Hans-Peter Rotenberg (Germany), Prof. Christian Von Reichter (USA)
Place of PublicationКутаиси, Грузия
PublisherAKAKI TSERETELI STATE UNIVERSITY
Chapter "Language, Literature, Culture, Art, Philosophy, Translation"
Pages44 - 52
Number of pages8
EditionVIII International Conference on American Studies
ISBN (Print)1512-2379
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018

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Боборыкина, Т. А. (2018). Mark Twain: The Secret Source of Humor. In P. I. Tskhvediani(Georgia), & E. B. Prof. Tyrus Miller (USA), Prof. Gonsalves De Abru Maria Zina (Portugal), Prof. Hans-Peter Rotenberg (Germany), Prof. Christian Von Reichter (USA) (Eds.), VIII International Conference on American Studies : Language, Literature, Culture, Art, Philosophy, Translation, Georgian-American Relations, Politics, History, Economics, Education & Society (VIII International Conference on American Studies ed., pp. 44 - 52). [3] Кутаиси, Грузия: AKAKI TSERETELI STATE UNIVERSITY.
Боборыкина, Татьяна Александровна. / Mark Twain: The Secret Source of Humor. VIII International Conference on American Studies : Language, Literature, Culture, Art, Philosophy, Translation, Georgian-American Relations, Politics, History, Economics, Education & Society. editor / Prof. Irakli Tskhvediani(Georgia) ; Editorial Board Prof. Tyrus Miller (USA), Prof. Gonsalves De Abru Maria Zina (Portugal), Prof. Hans-Peter Rotenberg (Germany), Prof. Christian Von Reichter (USA). VIII International Conference on American Studies. ed. Кутаиси, Грузия : AKAKI TSERETELI STATE UNIVERSITY, 2018. pp. 44 - 52
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