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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court

Author: Mark Twain; Bernard L Stein
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mark Twain's most ambitious work, this novel is told through the racy twang of a Hartford workingman who is transported from 19th-century America to 6th-century Britain, whereupon he proceeds to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Arthur, King; Arthur, King.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Bernard L Stein
ISBN: 0520235762 9780520235762
OCLC Number: 57299493
Notes: "The authoritative text from the Mark Twain Project with all the original illustrations."
"A publication of the Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library."
Description: 479 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Camelot --
2. King Arthur's Court --
3. Knights of the Round Table --
4. Sir Dinadan the Humorist --
5. An Inspiration --
6. The Eclipse --
7. Merlin's Tower --
8. The Boss --
9. The Tournament --
10. Beginnings of Civilization --
11. The Yankee in Search of Adventures --
12. Slow Torture --
13. Freemen! --
14. "Defend Thee, Lord!" --
15. Sandy's Tale --
16. Morgan le Fay --
17. A Royal Banquet --
18. In the Queen's Dungeons --
19. Knight Errantry as a Trade --
20. The Ogre's Castle --
21. The Pilgrims --
22. The Holy Fountain --
23. Restoration of the Fountain --
24. A Rival Magician --
25. A Competitive Examination --
26. The First Newspaper --
27. The Yankee and the King Travel Incognito --
28. Drilling the King --
29. The Small-Pox Hut --
30. The Tragedy of the Manor House --
31. Marco --
32. Dowley's Humiliation --
33. Sixth-Century Political Economy --
34. The Yankee and the King Sold as Slaves --
35. A Pitiful Incident --
36. An Encounter in the Dark --
37. An Awful Predicament --
38. Sir Launcelot and Knights to the Rescue --
39. The Yankee's Fight with the Knights --
40. Three Years Later --
41. The Interdict --
42. War! --
43. The Battle of the Sand-Belt --
44. A Postscript by Clarence.
Responsibility: Mark Twain ; edited by Bernard L. Stein.

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