Alta Live: Why Mark Twain Canceled Bret Harte
I was invited by Alta Magazine to discuss my article When Mark Twain Canceled Bret Harte on Alta Live.
I was joined by Russell Jeung, professor of Asian American studies and one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2021.
What started out as an investigation of the 30-year literary feud between Mark Twain and Bret Harte turned into an unfortunately relevant conversation about anti-Asian violence. Click the above video to listen to our discussion.