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A Historical Guide to Mark Twain (Historical Guides to American Authors) (Historical Guides to American Authors)

by Shelley Fisher Fishkin

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages328
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Open LibraryOL7389026M
ISBN 100195132939
ISBN 109780195132939

  When Mark Twain wrote a novel about St. Joan of Arc, he left us one of the great conundrums of American literature. Twain knew the book would confuse readers who Critical perspective on the writings of Mark Twain as a body of literature, as a public personality and as a myth. The author shows that many of Twain's most ambitious and memorable works, from the very beginning to the end of his career, express a drive for absolute

Mark Twain A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Writings is a magisterial reference work that should have major impact both on scholars and on lay readers. Unprecedented in its reach   The Innocent Eye: Childhood in Mark Twain's Imagination. New Haven: Yale University Press, Ward, Geoffrey C. and Dayton Duncon. Mark Twain (based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Wonham, Henry B. Mark Twain and the Art of the Tall Tale. New York: Oxford University Press,

  Mark Twain, also known by his full and proper name as Samuel Langhorne Clemens, was an American author. He lived from the years – , living a long and rich life. There are so many quotes that remain from Mark Twain’s life, that really do make us   Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens on Novem , in the village of Florida, Missouri. When his father died in , Clemens who was only twelve years old at the time was sent to be a printer's


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Combining cultural criticism with historical scholarship this book addresses a wide range of topics relevant to Mark Twain s work including religion commerce race gender social class and imperialism This volume also contains an introduction a brief biography a bibliographic essay and an illustrated chronology of the author s life and times Mark Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens), a former printer's apprentice, journalist, steamboat pilot, and miner, remains to this day one of the most enduring and beloved of America's great writers.

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A historical guide to Mark Twain. [Shelley Fisher Fishkin;] -- The Historical Guides to American Authors is an interdisciplinary, historically sensitive series that combines close attention to the United States' most widely read and studied authors with a strong Combining cultural criticism with historical scholarship, this book addresses a wide range of topics relevant to Mark Twain's work including religion, commerce, race, gender, social class and Read more A historical guide to Mark Twain / edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin.

Format Book Published Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, Description viii, p.: ill. ; 21 cm. Other contributors Fishkin, Shelley Fisher. Series Historical guides to American authors Notes Mark Twain wrote "Adventures of Tom Sawyer," "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and many other stories.

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In an adventure later chronicled in the book Roughing It, Twain travels to Nevada with his brother Orion, who had been named the secretary to the territorial tries his hand at mining and other schemes before becoming a reporter for Differentiated book• It has a historical context with research of the timeRoughing It is a partly fictional account of Mark Twain's travel to the Nevada Territory and to California, his varied life there, colorful personalities he encountered, and his visit to the Hawaiian Islands (then called the Sandwich Islands).

Historical Guide to Mark Twain EDITED BY SHELLEY FISHER FISHKIN OXPORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Contents Introduction 3 Shelley Fisher Fishkin Mark Twain, A Brief Biography 13 Forrest Robinson TWAIN IN HIS TIME "A Moralist in Disguise": Mark Twain and American Religion Perhaps the US’s most famous author, Mark Twain is known in history for his whimsical tales that reveal the heart of middle America.

His novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are amongst the best American texts ever written, hailed for the quality of their characters and the larger social criticisms deftly woven into the fibers of the ://   This book is written in Mark Twain's illimitable and distinctive style and is packed with anecdotes and facts about the river, both at the time he was writing and previously.

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Mark Twain's Guide To Heidelberg book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for ://   Mark Twain, pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (born NovemFlorida, Missouri, U.S.—died ApRedding, Connecticut), American humorist, journalist, lecturer, and novelist who acquired international fame for his travel narratives, especially The Innocents Abroad (), Roughing It (), and Life on the Mississippi (), and for his adventure stories of boyhood Mark Twain Mark Twain ( – 19l0) is a great literary giant of America, whom H.

Mencken considered “the true father of our national literature.” With works like Adventure of Huckleberry Finn () and Life on the Mississippi () Twain shaped the world’s view of America and made a more extensive combination of American folk humor and serious literature than previous writers had  › 百度文库 › 语言/资格考试.

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Mark Twain), право име Самјуел Лангхорн Клеменс (енгл. Samuel Langhorne Clemens; Флорида, новембар — Рединг, април ) био је амерички књижевник.У опсежном животном делу остварио је широку лествицу осећаја и Биографија  Дела  У популарној култури  Референце  Литература By Shelley Fisher Fishkin, editor,Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation.

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Oxford University Press, Cloth $ Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens), a former printer's apprentice, journalist, steamboat pilot, lapsed Confederate soldier, and miner, remains to this day one of the most enduring and beloved of America's great ://+Mark+Twain+bibliography.-aUse CliffsNotes' The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Study Guide today to ace your next test!

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Readers meet Huck Finn after he's been taken in by Widow Douglas and her sister, Miss Watson, who