HOFFMAN, Andrew. American, b. 1956. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Novels. Career: Brown University, Providence, RI, visiting scholar in English, 1992-, and American civilization, 1994-. Publications: Twain's Heroes, Twain's Worlds, 1988; Beehive (novel), 1992; Inventing Mark Twain, 1997. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 76 Wilcox Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860, U.S.A.