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Mark Twain, the man and his work

by Edward Wagenknecht

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Published by Yale University Press, H. Milford, Oxford University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-290) and index.

    Statementby Edward Wagenknecht.
    ContributionsRoy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1331 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 301 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6328314M
    LC Control Number35027362

    Mark Twain (pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, ) was born in Florida, Missouri, of a Virginian family. The family soon moved to Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain was brought up. At school, accroding to his own words, he "excelled only in spelling". Stephen Railton, Mark Twain: A Short Introduction Railton is an English professor at the University of Virginia who created the website, Mark Twain in His Times. His book is a great introduction to Twain's life and work, and highlights Twain's importance to American literature. Music. The Adventures of Mark Twain.

    Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in the town of Florida, Missouri, in When he was four years old, his family moved to Hannibal, a town on the Mississippi River much like the towns depicted in his two most famous novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer () and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ().   In , The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer was published and put author Mark Twain in the literary map of the was a novel that was so ahead .   The author Mark Twain was a lot of things to a lot of people: cigar-chomping social critic, curmudgeon, knee-slapping loose cannon who would have frowned at -- and mocked -- the phrase.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages portrait 24 cm: Responsibility: with a commentary on Mark Twain criticism and . In Hartford, Twain wrote some of his best work: The Gilded Age (), a satirical novel written with Charles Dudley Warner about materialism and corruption in the s; two evocations of his boyhood in Hannibal, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer () and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (); The Prince and the Pauper (), a novel for.   Longtime admirers of Mark Twain are aware of how integral animals were to his work as a writer, from his first stories through his final years, including many pieces that were left unpublished at his death. This beautiful volume, illustrated with 30 new images by master engraver Barry Moser, gathers writings from the full span of Mark Twain’s career and elucidates his special attachment to.


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