Book Discussion on The Autobiography of Mark Twain

Robert Hirst, general editor of the Mark Twain Project at the University of California, Berkeley, recounts the recent publication of The… read more

Robert Hirst, general editor of the Mark Twain Project at the University of California, Berkeley, recounts the recent publication of The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume One published 100 years after the author’s death. Mr. Hirst described the work involved in preparing the book for publication, gave his thoughts on its success, and responded to the criticism the book has received. After his slide-filled presentation, Mr. Hirst responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

“'Finding' Mark Twain’s Autobiography” was part of the Spring Lecture Series of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute @ Berkeley, University of California. It was held at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center in Lafayette, California. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Robert H. Hirst General Editor University of California, Berkeley->Mark Twain Papers & Project
  • Susan E. Hoffman Director Osher Lifelong Learning Institute->Berkeley, University of California

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