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The portable Mark Twain, edited with an introduction by Tom Quirk

Label
The portable Mark Twain
Title
The portable Mark Twain
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Tom Quirk
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of Twain's favorite and most memorable writings includes such selected tales and sketches as "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, " "How I Edited an Agricultural Journal Once, " "Jim Baker's Blue-Jay Yarn, " and "A True Story." It also features excerpts from his novels and travel books (Roughing It, The Innocents Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi, among others); autobiographical and polemical writings; as well as selected letters and speeches. The collection also reprints the complete text of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, including the often omitted "raftsmen" passage."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
818/.409
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Quirk, Tom
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Humorous stories, American
Label
The portable Mark Twain, edited with an introduction by Tom Quirk
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xli-xlv)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County (1865) -- How I edited an agricultural journal once (1870) -- The story of the old ram -- Buck Fanshaw's funeral -- Letters from Greeley -- An encounter with an interviewer (1874) -- A true story, repeated word for word as I heard it (1874) -- From Innocents abroad (1869): The Sea of Galilee ; At the tomb of Adam -- From The gilded age (1873): Colonel Sellers entertains Washington Hawkins -- From A tramp aborad (1880): Jim Baker's blue-jay yarn ; The hair trunk -- From Life on the Mississippi (1883): The river and its history ; The boys' ambition ; Perplexing lessons ; Continued perplexities ; Sunrise on the river ; The house beautiful -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) -- The private history of a campaign that failed (1885) -- From A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: The Yankee in search of adventures ; The holy fountain -- Extracts from Adam's diary (1893) -- From The tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894), from Following the equator (1897): From The tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson "Pudd'nhead Wilson's calendar" ; From Following the equator "Pudd'nhead Wilson's new calendar" ; "Decimating the savages" -- To the person sitting in darkness (1901) -- Corn-pone opinions (1901) -- Early days (1907) -- Speeches: Farewell banquet for Bayard Taylor (1878) ; Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims (1881) ; Advice to youth (1882) ; The alphabet and simplified spelling (1907) ; Education and citizenship (1908) -- Letters: To Mrs. Jane Clemens and Mrs. Moffett, 1/20/1866 ; To W.D. Howells, 12/8/1874 ; To W.D. Howells, 8/9/1876 ; To J.H. Burrough, 11/1/ 1876 ; To the Reverend J.H. Twichell, 1/26/1879 ; To Orion Clemens and family, 7/21/1883 ; To Frank A. Nichols, Secretary, Concord Free Trade Club, 3/1885 ; To Jeannette Gilder (not mailed), 5/14/1887 ; To Andrew Lang, early 1890 ; Fragment of letter to -, 1891 ; To Susan Crane, 3/19/ 1893 ; To Major "Jack" Downing, 2/26/1899 ; To W.D. Howells, 4/2/1899 ; To Reverend J.H. Twichell, 2/1902 ; To Miss Picard, 2/22/1902 ; To Robert Fulton, 5/24/1905
Control code
ocm56413662
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
liv, 583 pages
Isbn
9780142437759
Lccn
2004057341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99809627099
Label
The portable Mark Twain, edited with an introduction by Tom Quirk
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xli-xlv)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County (1865) -- How I edited an agricultural journal once (1870) -- The story of the old ram -- Buck Fanshaw's funeral -- Letters from Greeley -- An encounter with an interviewer (1874) -- A true story, repeated word for word as I heard it (1874) -- From Innocents abroad (1869): The Sea of Galilee ; At the tomb of Adam -- From The gilded age (1873): Colonel Sellers entertains Washington Hawkins -- From A tramp aborad (1880): Jim Baker's blue-jay yarn ; The hair trunk -- From Life on the Mississippi (1883): The river and its history ; The boys' ambition ; Perplexing lessons ; Continued perplexities ; Sunrise on the river ; The house beautiful -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) -- The private history of a campaign that failed (1885) -- From A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: The Yankee in search of adventures ; The holy fountain -- Extracts from Adam's diary (1893) -- From The tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894), from Following the equator (1897): From The tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson "Pudd'nhead Wilson's calendar" ; From Following the equator "Pudd'nhead Wilson's new calendar" ; "Decimating the savages" -- To the person sitting in darkness (1901) -- Corn-pone opinions (1901) -- Early days (1907) -- Speeches: Farewell banquet for Bayard Taylor (1878) ; Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims (1881) ; Advice to youth (1882) ; The alphabet and simplified spelling (1907) ; Education and citizenship (1908) -- Letters: To Mrs. Jane Clemens and Mrs. Moffett, 1/20/1866 ; To W.D. Howells, 12/8/1874 ; To W.D. Howells, 8/9/1876 ; To J.H. Burrough, 11/1/ 1876 ; To the Reverend J.H. Twichell, 1/26/1879 ; To Orion Clemens and family, 7/21/1883 ; To Frank A. Nichols, Secretary, Concord Free Trade Club, 3/1885 ; To Jeannette Gilder (not mailed), 5/14/1887 ; To Andrew Lang, early 1890 ; Fragment of letter to -, 1891 ; To Susan Crane, 3/19/ 1893 ; To Major "Jack" Downing, 2/26/1899 ; To W.D. Howells, 4/2/1899 ; To Reverend J.H. Twichell, 2/1902 ; To Miss Picard, 2/22/1902 ; To Robert Fulton, 5/24/1905
Control code
ocm56413662
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
liv, 583 pages
Isbn
9780142437759
Lccn
2004057341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99809627099

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