The Press: Letter to the Editor

Mark Twain was so casual a writer that 33 years after his death chunks of his enormous output are still being discovered. Latest Twain student to strike pay dirt is Lowry Charles Wimberley, English professor at the University of Nebraska. In an article in the November Atlantic Monthly he unveils a rare, neglected sample of Twain's rollicking burlesque, which he found in Nebraska's State Historical Society files.

Explains Wimberley: In September, 1880, the New York Post printed a dispatch from the old San Francisco Call reporting the discovery, by one Anson Tichenor, of "gold-bearing...

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