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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court.

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead [1960]
Series: Great illustrated classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A blow on the head transports a Yankee to 528 A.D. where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom by organizing a school system, constructing telephone lines, and inventing the printing press.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Adaptations
Fiction
Fantasy genre
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court.
New York, Dodd, Mead [1960]
(OCoLC)761251276
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain
OCLC Number: 1874610
Description: 450 pages illustrations, portraits, facsimiles 22 cm.
Contents: A word of explanation --
Camelot --
King Arthur's court --
Knights of the Round Table --
Sir Dinadan and the humorist --
An inspiration --
The eclipse --
Merlin's tower --
The boss --
The tournament --
Beginnings of civilization --
The Yankee in search of adventure --
Slow torture --
Freeman --
"Defend thee, lord!" --
Sandy's tale --
Morgan Lefay --
A royal banquet --
In the queen's dungeons --
Knight-errantry as a trade --
The ogre's castle --
The pilgrims --
The holy fountain --
Restoration of the fountain --
A rival magician --
A competitive examination --
The first newspaper --
The Yankee and the king travel incognito --
Drilling the king --
The smallpox hut --
The tragedy of the manor-house --
Marco --
Dowley's humiliation --
Sixth-century political economy --
The Yankee and the king sold as slaves --
A pitiful incident --
An encounter in the dark --
An awful predicament --
Sir Launcelot [i.e., Lancelot] and knights to the rescue --
The Yankee's fight with the knights --
Three years later --
The interdict --
War! --
The battle of the sand-belt --
A postscript by Clarence --
Final P. S. by M. T.
Series Title: Great illustrated classics.
Responsibility: With photos. of Mark Twain and his environment as well as drawings from early editions of the book, together with an introd. by E. Hudson Long.

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A blow on the head transports a Yankee to 528 A.D. where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom by organizing a school system, constructing telephone lines, and inventing the printing press.

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