Adam Gussow

Adam Gussow, assistant professor of English and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi, is the author of Mister Satan's Apprentice, A Blues Memoir and Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition.

Beaten Boys and Frantic Pets

A close reading of Tom Sawyer reveals why Mark Twain isn't nearly as funny as he thinks he is

by Adam Gussow | Thursday, September 01, 2005