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The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain; Victor Fischer; Michael B Frank; Frank T Merrill; John J Harley
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 2nd ed
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"What am I writing? A historical tale of 300 years ago, simply for the love of it." Mark Twain's "tale" became his first historical novel, The Prince and the Pauper, published in 1881. Intricately plotted, it was intended to have the feel of history even though it was only the stuff of legend. In sixteenth-century England, young Prince Edward (son of Henry VIII) and Tom Canty, a pauper boy who looks exactly like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Twain, Mark.
Prince and the Pauper.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Victor Fischer; Michael B Frank; Frank T Merrill; John J Harley
ISBN: 9780520949584 0520949587
OCLC Number: 749264780
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages)

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"What am I writing? A historical tale of 300 years ago, simply for the love of it." Mark Twain's "tale" became his first historical novel, The Prince and the Pauper, published in 1881. Intricately plotted, it was intended to have the feel of history even though it was only the stuff of legend. In sixteenth-century England, young Prince Edward (son of Henry VIII) and Tom Canty, a pauper boy who looks exactly like him, are suddenly forced to change places. The prince endures "rags & hardships" while the pauper suffers the "horrible miseries of princedom." Mark Twain called his book a "tale for y.

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