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Dr. Alan Gribben

Dr. Alan Gribben cofounded the Mark Twain Circle of America, compiled Mark Twain’s Library: A Reconstruction, and recently coedited Mark Twain on the Move: A Travel Reader. Gribben has written numerous essays about Mark Twain’s life and image. He teaches on the English faculty of Auburn University at Montgomery.

Dr. Alan Gribben is a nationally recognized Twain scholar and was consulted on the Autobiography of Mark Twain, published by the University of California Press in 2010.


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (2010)

Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (2011)


Download a draft of Dr. Alan Gribben's introduction that explains his method and elaborates on the publishing history of the two books and on Twain's own thoughts on them.