Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-181) and index.
Introduction - Sounding Mark Twain against William James -- 1. Developing the Introspective Link: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- 2. Verifying the Truth that Matters: Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc -- 3. Figuring Freedom as a Variety of Religious Experience: No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger -- Afterword - Further Soundings -- App. A. An Excursion on the Name/Number 44 -- App. B. Twain's 1884 Essay on "Mental Telepathy" -- App. C. Two Letters from Twain to James.