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Early tales & sketches
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ISBN: 1282382896 9786612382895 052090575X Year: 1979 Volume: 15 Publisher: Berkeley : Published for the Iowa Center for Textual Studies by the University of California Press,


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American vandal : Mark Twain abroad
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ISBN: 0674425324 0674416694 0674425340 Year: 2015 Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,


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Mark Twain's helpful hints for good living : a handbook for the damned human race
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ISBN: 1282463160 9786612463167 0520931343 1597347361 Year: 2004 Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press,

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Irreverent, charming, eminently quotable, this handbook-an eccentric etiquette guide for the human race-contains sixty-nine aphorisms, anecdotes, whimsical suggestions, maxims, and cautionary tales from Mark Twain's private and published writings. It dispenses advice and reflections on family life and public manners; opinions on topics such as dress, health, food, and childrearing and safety; and more specialized tips, such as those for dealing with annoying salesmen and burglars. Culled from Twain's personal letters, autobiographical writings, speeches, novels, and sketches, these pieces are


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Mark Twain
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ISBN: 1280427787 0198038062 1602566968 Year: 2004 Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press,

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Mark Twain is one of the first volumes in the 'Lives and Legacies' series on notable figures. Ziff considers Twain's career and his works in the context of the literary and social culture of his time and his own ambiguous attitude towards his fame as a humourist.


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Mark Twain and the Spiritual Crisis of His Age
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ISBN: 0817381295 Year: 2007 Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press,

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The writer's fascination with America's spiritual and religious evolution in the 19th century. Mark Twain is often pictured as a severe critic of religious piety, shaking his fist at God and mocking the devout. Such a view, however, is only partly correct. It ignores the social realities of Twain's major period as a writer and his own spiritual interests: his participation in church activities, his socially progressive agenda, his reliance on religious themes in his major works, and his friendships with clergymen, especially his pastor and best friend, Joe Twichell. It also bet


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Mark Twain and Human Nature
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ISBN: 0826266215 Year: 2007 Publisher: Columbia : Baltimore, Md. : University of Missouri Press, Project MUSE,

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"Explores Mark Twain's works--including The Innocents Abroad, Following the Equator, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Puddin' Head Wilson, and What Is Man?--in terms of his interest in the subject of human nature, examining how his outlook on the human condition changed over the years"--Provided by publisher.


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Mark Twain : The Complete Interviews
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ISBN: 0817315764 Year: 2006 Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press,

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The great writer's irascible wit shines in this comprehensive collection. This volume is an annotated and indexed scholarly edition of every known interview with Mark Twain spanning his entire career. In these interviews, Twain discusses such topical issues as his lecture style, his writings, and his bankruptcy, while holding forth on such timeless issues as human nature, politics, war and peace, government corruption, humor, race relations, imperialism, international copyright, the elite, and his impressions of other writers (Howells, Gorky, George Bernard Shaw, T


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Mark Twain's Own Autobiography : The Chapters from the North American Review
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ISBN: 1282594842 9786612594847 0299234738 Year: 2010 Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press,

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