Critical Companion to Mark Twain: A Literary Reference to by R Kent Rasmussen

By R Kent Rasmussen

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, larger often called Mark Twain, has lengthy been considered as the necessary American author. Twain's best-known works contain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and The Prince and the Pauper. consistently a resource of leisure for readers of all pursuits, the works of Mark Twain are well-written masterpieces in addition to very important files of social heritage. greater than 1,250 entries in severe significant other to Mark Twain offer analyses and particular synopses of all Twain's books and tales, examinations of Twain's characters, discussions of key occasions and episodes in Twain's lifestyles, and lots more and plenty extra.

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See HUCKLEBERRY FINN, ADVENTURES OF. Ah Sin, The Heathen Chinee The Adventures of Tom Sawyer See TOM SAWYER, THE ADVENTURES OF. “The Aged Pilot Man” poem in chapter 51 of Roughing It (1872). An 800-word ballad in 28 stanzas, “The Aged Pilot Man” extols the heroism of Dollinger, a PILOT of 40 years’ experience on the Erie Canal. The poem’s narrator recalls going to Albany with his parents when a summer storm suddenly erupts. Their mule-drawn canal boat plows on in the ragBURLESQUE Play produced in 1877.

In The American Claimant. 1892. Reprinted in The Oxford Mark Twain, edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin, 1–19. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Twain, Mark. The American Claimant. 1892. Reprinted in The Oxford Mark Twain, edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. “Around the World” Series of articles in the BUFFALO EXPRESS. In October 1869, Clemens’s future brother-in-law, CHARLES J. LANGDON, began an around-the-world trip with an Elmira college teacher named Darius Ford (1824–1904).

JONAS KELLGREN. In October, the family returned to London and lived in the Knightsbridge district until July 1900, when they moved to DOLLIS HILL. TRIUMPHANT HOMECOMING, 1900 After an uninterrupted absence from the United States lasting more than five years, Clemens returned home in October 1900. By then it was widely known that he had paid off all his debts completely two years earlier, and he was received with acclaim. After the family took up residence in Manhattan, Clemens returned to Hartford with Clara to attend the funeral of Charles Dudley Warner.

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