A New Orleans author in Mark Twain's court : letters from Grace King's New England sojourns / edited by Miki Pfeffer
- The Hill collection : holdings of the LSU Libraries
- Foreword / by Steve Courtney -- Prologue: Acquaintances made, mentors gained -- The path, 1885-1886 -- Traveling north, 1887 -- Affections formed -- Expanding vistas -- Clemens voices, 1888 -- Deepened friendship -- Busy times and time apart, 1889-1890 -- European plans, 1891 -- Europe at last, 1891-1892 -- With the Clemenses in Italy -- Enduring ties, 1893-1899 -- Mournings, 1900-1910 -- Contextual bibliography and works cited -- A note on the Grace King Collection / by Gina Costello.
- "Shortly after Grace King wrote her first stories in post-Reconstruction New Orleans, she entered a world of famous figures and literary giants greater than she could ever have imagined. Notable writers and publishers of the Northeast bolstered her career, and she began a decades-long friendship with Mark Twain and his family that was as unlikely as it was remarkable. Beginning in 1887, King paid long visits to the homes of friends and associates in New England and benefited from their extended circles. She interacted with her mentor, Charles Dudley Warner; writers Harriet Beecher Stowe and William Dean Howells; painter Frederic E. Church; suffragist Isabella Beecher Hooker; Chaucer scholar Thomas Lounsbury; impresario Augustin Daly; actor Will Gillette; cleric Joseph Twichell; and other stars of the era"--
- 9780807169735 hardcover ; alkaline paper and 0807169730 hardcover ; alkaline paper
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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