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Mark Twain's Mysterious stranger manuscripts

Author: Mark Twain; William M Gibson
Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the Mysterious stranger manuscripts for the first time exactly as Mark Twain wrote them. Here the reader is offered a glimpse of Mark Twain's creative process on what many critics consider the finest fiction of his later years. While the work was begun in 1897 and revised first in 1902 and then in 1908, the third version was the only manuscript actually titled The Mysterious Stranger. These texts provide a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Mark Twain's Mysterious stranger manuscripts.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1969
(OCoLC)568763471
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; William M Gibson
ISBN: 0520014731 9780520014732
OCLC Number: 11619
Notes: Three holograph mss. at the University of California Berkeley, provide the basis of this edition of Mark Twain's incomplete texts, a version of which was originally published posthumously in 1916 under the title: The mysterious stranger, a romance.
Description: x, 606 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait ; 24 cm.
Contents: The chronicle of young Satan --
Schoolhouse Hill --
No. 44, the mysterious stranger.
Other Titles: Mysterious stranger
Mysterious stranger manuscripts
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by William M. Gibson.

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Six, years after Mark Twain's death, Albert Bigelow Paine, the author's literary executor, brought out a bowdlerized edition of "The Mysterious Stranger", silently cut and cobbled from three  Read more...

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