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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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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 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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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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Mark Twain : the adventures of Samuel L. Clemens
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ISBN: 1282556215 9786612556210 0520945492 Year: 2010 Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press,

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Mark Twain, who was often photographed with a cigar, once remarked that he came into the world looking for a light. In this new biography, published on the centennial of the writer's death, Jerome Loving focuses on Mark Twain, humorist and quipster, and sheds new light on the wit, pathos, and tragedy of the author of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In brisk and compelling fashion, Loving follows Twain from Hannibal to Hawaii to the Holy Land, showing how the southerner transformed himself into a westerner and finally a New Englander. This re-examination of Twain's life is informed by ne


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Autobiography of Mark Twain.
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ISBN: 1282754416 9786612754418 0520946995 Year: 2010 Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press,

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""I've struck it!"" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. ""And I will give it away-to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until you get to dictating your autobiography."" Thus, after dozens of false starts and hundreds of pages, Twain embarked on his ""Final (and Right) Plan"" for telling the story of his life. His innovative notion-to ""talk only about the thing which interests you for the moment""-meant that his thoughts could range freely. The strict instruction that many of these texts remain unpublished for 100 years meant that when they came out, he would

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