skip to content
Essays and sketches of Mark Twain Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Essays and sketches of Mark Twain

Author: Mark Twain; Stuart Miller
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A collection of fifty-two essays and sketches by Mark Twain.
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Comedy sketches
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Stuart Miller
ISBN: 0760716099 9780760716090 1566198798 9781566198790
OCLC Number: 33397789
Description: xvii, 477 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: My first lie, and how I got out of it --
The turning-point of my life --
My first literary venture --
My début as a literary person --
Niagara --
Science vs. luck --
The late Benjamin Franklin --
The petrified man --
George Washington's Negro body-servant --
Lionizing murderers --
A new crime --
About barbers --
Running for governor --
A mysterious visit --
Curing a cold --
The bee --
A majestic literary fossil --
At the appetite cure --
My watch --
Mental telegraphy --
Mental telegraphy again --
Concerning tobacco --
Does the race of man love a Lord? A telephonic conversation --
Wit inspirations of the "Two-Year-Olds" --
Concerning the Jews --
Extracts from Adam's diary --
Eve's diary --
Taming the bicycle --
How to make history dates stick --
English as she is taught --
Italian without a master --
Italian with grammar --
The awful German language --
Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses --
William Dean Howells --
Is Shakespeare dead? --
A helpless situation --
The first writing-machines --
A cure for the blues --
A petition to the Queen of England --
Concerning chambermaids --
The portier --
Heidelberg castle --
The college prison --
The German Chicago --
At the shrine of St. Wagner --
About all kinds of ships --
The danger of lying in bed --
My boyhood dreams --
A burlesque biography --
The death of Jean.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: selected and with an introduction by Stuart Miller.

Abstract:

A collection of fifty-two essays and sketches by Mark Twain.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/33397789> # Essays and sketches of Mark Twain
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "33397789" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/963821> ; # Humorous stories, American
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.4/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869104> ; # Comedy sketches
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/79340710> ; # Stuart Miller
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/50566653> ; # Mark Twain
    schema:datePublished "1995" ;
    schema:description "My first lie, and how I got out of it -- The turning-point of my life -- My first literary venture -- My début as a literary person -- Niagara -- Science vs. luck -- The late Benjamin Franklin -- The petrified man -- George Washington's Negro body-servant -- Lionizing murderers -- A new crime -- About barbers -- Running for governor -- A mysterious visit -- Curing a cold -- The bee -- A majestic literary fossil -- At the appetite cure -- My watch -- Mental telegraphy -- Mental telegraphy again -- Concerning tobacco -- Does the race of man love a Lord? A telephonic conversation -- Wit inspirations of the "Two-Year-Olds" -- Concerning the Jews -- Extracts from Adam's diary -- Eve's diary -- Taming the bicycle -- How to make history dates stick -- English as she is taught -- Italian without a master -- Italian with grammar -- The awful German language -- Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses -- William Dean Howells -- Is Shakespeare dead? -- A helpless situation -- The first writing-machines -- A cure for the blues -- A petition to the Queen of England -- Concerning chambermaids -- The portier -- Heidelberg castle -- The college prison -- The German Chicago -- At the shrine of St. Wagner -- About all kinds of ships -- The danger of lying in bed -- My boyhood dreams -- A burlesque biography -- The death of Jean."@en ;
    schema:description "A collection of fifty-two essays and sketches by Mark Twain."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/284794591> ; # Works. 1995
    schema:genre "Comedy sketches"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Essays and sketches of Mark Twain"@en ;
    schema:productID "33397789" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/33397789#PublicationEvent/new_york_barnes_&_noble_books_1995> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/284794591#Agent/barnes_&_noble_books> ; # Barnes & Noble Books
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780760716090> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781566198790> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/33397789> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/284794591#Agent/barnes_&_noble_books> # Barnes & Noble Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Barnes & Noble Books" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869104> # Comedy sketches
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Comedy sketches"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/963821> # Humorous stories, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Humorous stories, American"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/50566653> # Mark Twain
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1835" ;
    schema:deathDate "1910" ;
    schema:familyName "Twain" ;
    schema:givenName "Mark" ;
    schema:name "Mark Twain" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79340710> # Stuart Miller
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1937" ;
    schema:familyName "Miller" ;
    schema:givenName "Stuart" ;
    schema:name "Stuart Miller" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/284794591> # Works. 1995
    schema:name "Works. 1995" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780760716090>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0760716099" ;
    schema:isbn "9780760716090" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781566198790>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1566198798" ;
    schema:isbn "9781566198790" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.