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Title:
Mark Twain
Author:
Bloom, Harold.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Chelsea House, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 163 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Biography of Mark Twain / Norma Jean Lutz -- Mark Twain: "The Lincoln of our language" / Tenley Williams -- Mark Twain's Civil War / Neil Schmitz -- Joyous heresy: travelling with the innocent abroad / Henry B. Wonham -- Introduction to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer & The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Stuart Hutchinson -- Chronology.
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ISBN:
9780791063729
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Presents biographical information along with critical analysis of the themes, symbols, and ideas that appear in the the author's works.


Excerpts

Excerpts

Mark Twain, born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, created some of the most enduring images of place, character, and ethos, which readers identify as particularly American. This text examines the life and work of the author of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a novel in which the protagonist has been said to personify American solitude. Learn more about Twain through an extensive biography, analysis from renowned critics, and more. Excerpted from Mark Twain by Norma Jean Lutz, Tenley Williams All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.