Mark Twain


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Noun1.Mark Twain - United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)Mark Twain - United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)
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At the Ambassador's reception I met, for the first time, Mark Twain.
What impresses most in Ken Burns' winning documentary of Mark Twain, above, is the writing of the man himself.
By revisiting his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, and by reminiscing about his experiences as a cub riverboat pilot, the man who was Samuel Clemens sought quite unambiguously to disengage his writerly persona from its reputation as "the wild humorist" of the West, by confirming instead the river-oriented, Southern roots for which Mark Twain is chiefly known today.
There are facts to build on: Mark Twain and William James met (apparently for the first time) in 1892, and there are a few extant letters between them on nothing of literary importance.
Mark Twain in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, adds equally instant authority to Fishkin's claim.
American writer, biographer, and book editor, best known for his acclaimed literary biographies of Mark Twain, Lincoln Steffens, and Walt Whitman.
OK, maybe it's not a bad book; Ernest Hemingway did say that "all modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.
A similar controversy exists in Missouri's Mark Twain, where an effort was made recently to review clearcutting.
lt;IR> MARK TWAIN </IR> , who had accompanied his brother Orion to Nevada when Orion was appointed Acting Governor of the territory in 1861, soon drifted to Virginia City, at the site of the Comstock Lode.
Stanford Professor and Leading Mark Twain Scholar, Shelley Fisher Fishkin's Latest Research Suggests That Mark Twain Was One of the First Prominent Americans to Raise Awareness of Animal Cruelty.
In attendance were Linda Morris, president; John Bird, vice president; Sharon McCoy, executive coordinator; Chad Rohman, editor, Mark Twain Annual; Joseph Csicsila, editor, Mark Twain Circular; Joe Alvarez; Jim Caron; Kerry Driscoll; Dennis Eddings; Paula Harrington; Larry Howe; Tom Inge; Judith Lee; Jan McIntire-Strasburg; Ann Ryan; Jarrod Roark; David E.
A major theme that famous and notorious author Mark Twain used in his books was Travel.