Wit and Repartee at Woodlawn: A Secular Pilgrimage to Mark Twain’s Gravesite in Elmira, NY.

I first liked Samuel Langhorne Clemens, “Mark Twain,” when at age twelve, I wrote a book report on Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889). As an early adolescent, I thrilled to the adventures of the knights of Camelot and the protagonist Hank, transported back in time from the 19th century. Perhaps overzealously, I gloried in the … Continue reading Wit and Repartee at Woodlawn: A Secular Pilgrimage to Mark Twain’s Gravesite in Elmira, NY.