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The Writing of Mark Twain

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"In my opinion Mark Twain's autiobiography is a classic of American letters,to be ranked with the autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Henry Adams. The final wordof one of our country's most beloved authors. It is the product of a highly original yetrepresentative mind and it brings back the tone and flavor of an America whichwas young and optimistic, a homespun, provindial America but anAmerica with greatness in its heart."-- Charles Neider, from the Introduction

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A revealing book analyzing Mark Twain and his charcters:

Was Huck Black? Mark Twain and African-American Voices
by Shelley Fisher Fishkin (Oxford Press) Synopsis:Revealing an American literary heritage that is not soley white, Fishkin draws from Twain's published and unpublishedwritings, as well as insights gleaned from linguistics, literary theory, and folklore, to provide a pathbreaking look intothe role of African-American voices in the creation of Huckleberry Finn.

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Mark Twains' most celebrated novel:

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
A seminal work of American Literature that still commands deep praise and stillelicits controversy, Adventures ofHuckleberry Finn is essential to the understanding of theAmerican soul. Amazon.comoffers 45 editions of this book, so choose the one that's right for you.This is a hardcover edition published in 1993.

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The Ken Burns PBS Documentary

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MarkTwain's Letters 1853-1866 (The Mark Twain Papers) Vol 1Mark Twain, et al / Hardcover / Published 1988

MarkTwain's Letters: 1867-1868 (Mark Twain Papers) Vol 2Mark Twain, et al / Hardcover / Published 1990

Mark Twain's Letters:1869 (The Mark Twain Papers) Vol 3Mark Twain, et al / Hardcover / Published 1992

Mark Twain'sLetters: 1870-1871 (Vol 4) Vol 4Mark Twain, et al / Hardcover / Published 1995

Mark Twain's Letters:1872-1873 (Vol 5) Vol 5Lin Salamo(Editor), et al / Hardcover / Published 1997

Mark Twain'sLetters from HawaiiMark Twain, A. Grove Day (Editor) / Paperback / Published 1989

Mark Twain'sLetters (Bcl Ser.: No Ii/2 Volume Set)Samuel L. Clemens / Hardcover / Published 1917

Mark Twain'sLetters to MarySamuel Clemens / Paperback / Published 1963

Mark Twain'sLetters in the Muscatine journalMark Twain

Mark Twain's Lettersto His Publishers, 1867-1894Hamlin Hill

Mark Twain's Letters to Will Bowen: "my first, & oldest & dearest friend"
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Mark My Words: Mark Twain on WritingMark Twain, Mark Dawidziak (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1996

Life on the Mississippi(Modern Library Series)Mark Twain / Hardcover / Published 1994

Life on the Mississippi(Penguin Classics)Mark Twain, James M. Cox (Designer) / Paperback / Published 1989

Mark Twain'sNotebooks and Journals 1855 1873 Vol 1Samuel Langhorne, Clemens, et al / Hardcover / Published 1976

Mark Twain'sNotebooks and Journals, 1877-1883 Vol 2Samuel Langhorne Clemens / Hardcover / Published 1975

Mark Twain'sNotebooks and Journals: 1883-1891 Vol 3Samuel Langhorne Clemens, et al / Hardcover / Published 1979

The QuotableMark Twain: His Essential Aphorisms, Witticisms, & Concise Opinions

Following the Equator:A Journey Around the World, Vol. 1-- Mark Twain; Paperback

Following the Equator:A Journey Around the World, Vol. 2-- Mark Twain; Paperback

Following theEquator '2': A Journey Around the World: Illustrated (Ecco Travels) Vol 2Mark Twain / Paperback / Published 1996

Letters from theEarth -- Mark Twain, et al; Paperback

The Bible According to Mark Twain: Irreverent Writings on Eden, Heaven, and the Flood by America's MasterSatirist - Mark Twain, et al; Paperback

A Connecticut Yankeein King Arthur's CourtL. David Allen, James L. Roberts / Paperback / Published 1982

Innocents Abroad or the New Pilgrims Progress: Being Some Account of the Steamship Quaker City's PleasureExcursion to Europe and the Holy LandMark Twain / Mass Market Paperback / Published 1997

A Tramp Abroad(Penguin Classics)Mark Twain, et al / Paperback / Published 1997

The 1,000,000Bank-Note and Other New Stories (Oxford Mark Twain)Mark Twain, et al / Hardcover / Published 1996

1601 And IsShakespeare Dead?: And, Is Shakespeare Dead (Twain, Mark, Works.)Mark Twain, et al / Hardcover / Published 1996

The $30,000Bequest and Other Stories (Oxford Mark Twain)Mark Twain, et al / Hardcover / Published 1996

Roughing ItMark Twain / Paperback / Published 1988

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