A Taste of Twain: The Report of his Death was an "Exaggeration" [F-17-53]

Presenter: Gretchen Ehle Sharlow
Location: SLCHA: Silas Wright House: County Gallery
Classes: 2 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Tue 10:00 AM 09/05, 09/12

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The focus of the first session of this course is on the importance of Elmira, NY to Mark Twain’s life and literature and how this impact continues to live on. The theme of the second session is “He Had a Way With Words.” The presenter will read from some of her favorite passages and she invites participants to bring their favorite Mark Twain quotations or passages to share with the class as well.

Gretchen Shallow is retired after a twenty-year career at the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies, where she served as Director from 1992 to 2002. She and her husband, Tim, spend summer and fall at their camp at Lake Ozonia.

NOTE: For the second session, participants are encouraged to bring a favorite Mark Twain quotation or passage to share in class.

Cap: 40

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