Brooks, Van Wyck: The ordeal of Mark TwainMeridian Books
Meridian Books 1955. 256 sivua. Pehmeäkatinen, kuvakansi. K3.
Introd. by Malcolm Cowley
Brooks’s book The Ordeal of Mark Twain (first published in 1920) is a psychological study attempting to show that Twain had crippled himself emotionally and curtailed his genius by repressing his natural artistic bent for the sake of his Calvinist upbringing.