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Student companion to Mark Twain

Author: David E E Sloane
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Series: Student companions to classic writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the life and work of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the writer better known as Mark Twain, examines his influence on American literature, and analyzes his travel writing, his best-known novels, and his other works.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Study guides
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David E E Sloane
ISBN: 0313312192 9780313312199
OCLC Number: 45122374
Description: x, 188 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The life of Mark Twain --
Twain's career and contributions to American literature --
Twain's early short stories and sketches --
The personal travel narratives : The innocents abroad (1869), Roughing it (1872), Life on the Mississippi (1883), and others --
The adventure of Tom Sawyer (1876) --
The prince and the pauper (1881) --
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) --
A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court (1889) --
Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894) --
Twain's later short writings.
Series Title: Student companions to classic writers.
Other Titles: Mark Twain
Responsibility: David E.E. Sloane.

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An examination of the humour and humanity in Mark Twain's short stories, travel narratives and five novels. A biographical account traces Twain's life, and then the text discusses his writing's  Read more...

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?Students will find a wealth of information in this useful volume.?-School Library Journal

 
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