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Early tales & sketches

Author: Mark Twain; Edgar Marquess Branch; Robert H Hirst; Harriet Elinor Smith; Iowa Center for Textual Studies.
Publisher: Berkeley : Published for the Iowa Center for Textual Studies by the University of California Press, 1979-<1981>
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a generous sampling from Mark Twain's most imaginative journalism, a few set speeches, a few poems, and hundreds of tales and sketches recovered from more than fifty newspapers and journals,  Read more...

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Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Early tales & sketches.
Berkeley : Published for the Iowa Center for Textual Studies by the University of California Press, 1979-<1981>
(OCoLC)644344084
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Edgar Marquess Branch; Robert H Hirst; Harriet Elinor Smith; Iowa Center for Textual Studies.
ISBN: 0520031865 9780520031869 0520043820 9780520043824
OCLC Number: 5881648
Description: volumes : illustrations, facsimiles, portrait ; 24 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1. 1851-1864. Hannibal and the river, 1851-1861 (A Gallant Fireman ; The Dandy Frightening the Squatter ; Hannibal, Missouri ; A Family Muss ; "Local" Resolves to Commit Suicide ; "Pictur'" Department ; Historical Exhibition : A No. 1 Ruse ; [Blab's Tour] ; "Connubial Bliss" ; The Heart's Lament ; Love Concealed ; [First Letter from Grumbler] ; [First Letter from Rambler] ; To Rambler ; [Letter from Peter Pencilcase's Son, John Snooks] ; [Second Letter from Rambler] ; Separation ; "Oh, She Has a Red Head!" ; The Burial of Sir Abner Gilstrap, Editor of the Bloomington "Republican" ; "Jul'us Caesar" ; To Mollie ; "Lines Suggested by a Reminiscence" ; To Jennie ; [River Intelligence] ; [The Mysterious Murders in Risse] ; [Pilot's Memoranda] ; [Ghost Life on the Mississippi]) ; Nevada territory, 1862-1864 (Petrified Man ; The Spanish Mine ; The Spanish ; The Pah-Utes ; The Illustrious Departed ; Our Stock Remarks ; More Ghosts ; New Year's Day ; Unfortunate Thief ; The Sanitary Ball ; Due Notice ; Territorial Sweets ; Letter from Carson City ; Letter from Carson ; Letter from Carson ; Silver Bars : How Assayed ; Ye Sentimental Law Student ; A Sunday in Carson ; The Unreliable ; Reportorial ; Examination of Teachers ; City Marshal Perry ; [Champagne with the Board of Brokers] ; Advice to the Unreliable on Church-Going ; Horrible Affair ; Letter from Mark Twain ; "Mark Twain's" Letter ; "Mark Twain's" Letter ; A Duel Prevented ; [An Apology Repudiated] ; Letter from Mark Twain ; "Mark Twain's" Letter ; Unfortunate Blunder ; Bigler vs. Tahoe ; Letter from Mark Twain ; How to Cure a Cold ; Mark Twain : More of Him ; The Lick House Ball ; A Bloody Massacre near Carson ; Letter from Mark Twain ; A Tide of Eloquence ; Letter from Mark Twain ; Winters' New House ; An Excellent School ; Those Blasted Children ; Frightful Accident to Dan De Quille ; [Dan Reassembled] ; Washoe : "Information Wanted"). Vol. 2. 1864-1865.
Responsibility: edited by Edgar Marquess Branch and Robert H. Hirst, with the assistance of Harriet Elinor Smith.
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"a remarkable series"--Susan K. Harris, "American Literary Realism

 
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