Twain expert to speak on ‘Civil War Confessions’
Author and Texas A&M University Distinguished English Professor Jerome Loving, whose published works include a Mark Twain biography, will give a lecture titled, “Mark Twain’s Civil War Confession,” as part of FaculTea. The event will take place at 3:30 p.m. April 25, at Joyner Library.
Loving, author of 2010’s “Mark Twain The Adventures of Samuel L. Clemens,” also has written biographies of Walt Whitman and Theodore Dreiser.
Loving’s honors include a 2007 National Endowment of the Humanities Fellowship, and the 2007-2008 “We the People” project for biography for the Mark Twain John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship.
He earned his Ph.D. in English from Duke University.