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Is Lewis Lapham our Mark Twain?

Even the footprints of a giant can lead popular perception in a less-than-accurate direction. Lewis Lapham discusses a prevailing cultural misperception of Mark Twain, and we find ourselves wondering if Lapham isn’t playing Twain’s insightful role in our current culture. From the April 2011 Harper’s Magazine.

Is Lewis Lapham our Mark Twain?

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