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The Mark Twain anthology : great writers on his life and works, edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin

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The Mark Twain anthology : great writers on his life and works
Title
The Mark Twain anthology
Title remainder
great writers on his life and works
Statement of responsibility
edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Brings together the words of over 60 writers, from Twain's earliest reviews to today, probing the many facets of his incomparable humor, his revolutionary use of vernacular language, his exploration of the realities of American life, and his fearless opposition to the injustices and outrages of an imperialistic age
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
818.409
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1331
LC item number
.M37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Fishkin, Shelley Fisher
Series statement
The Library of America
Series volume
199s
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Twain, Mark
Label
The Mark Twain anthology : great writers on his life and works, edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Thérèse Bentzon
  • from
  • Mark Twain: Ein Amerikanischer "Humorist" (Mark Twain: An American "Humorist") (1880)
  • Eduard Engel
  • from
  • Mark Twain (1897)
  • Eduard Engel
  • Mark Twain on the Mississippi (1883)
  • Lafcadio Hearn
  • from
  • Twain Matters: A Sampler
  • Escenas Norteamericanas (North American Scenes) (1884, 1890)
  • José Martí
  • from
  • Mark Twain (1884) / Henry Gauthier-Villars
  • Mark Twain's Latest (1890)
  • Hamlin Garland
  • An Interview with Mark Twain (1890)
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • On the Art of Mark Twain (1891)
  • Andrew Lang
  • from
  • from
  • Mark Twain in Paris (1894)
  • Theodor Herzl
  • Mark Twain: An Inquiry (1901)
  • William Dean Howells
  • from
  • Prólogo: Mark Twain, Cuentos Escogidos ( Prologue to Mark Twain: Selected Tales) (1903)
  • Ángel Guerra
  • from
  • L'Umorismo Americano: Mark Twain (American Humor: Mark Twain) (1905)
  • New Books (1869)
  • Livia Bruni
  • Letter to Samuel L. Clemens (1907)
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Books Bound in Red (1910)
  • Marina Tsvetaeva
  • Mark Twain (1910)
  • Johannes V. Jensen
  • Mark Twain as Our Emissary (1910)
  • George Ade
  • Mark Twain (1910)
  • David Ross Locke
  • G. K. Chesterton
  • from
  • Mark Twain (1910)
  • Jesús Castellanos
  • Mark Twain Protests (1916)
  • George Soule
  • from
  • Mark Twain (1919) / H. L. Mencken
  • from
  • Sholem Aleichem and Mark Twain: Notes on the Eighth Anniversary of Sholem Aleichem's Death (1924)
  • Memoranda: An Entertaining Article (1870)
  • Maks Erik
  • Our Mark Twain (1929)
  • Helen Keller
  • from
  • A Short Introduction to "Eve's Diary" (1931)
  • Lu Xun
  • Una Vindicación de Mark Twain (A Vindication of Mark Twain) (1935)
  • Jorge Luis Borges
  • Mark the Double Twain (1935)
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Mark Twain
  • from
  • The Negro in American Fiction (1937)
  • Sterling Brown
  • My Debt to Mark Twain (1937)
  • Grant Wood
  • Mark Twain - the Licensed Jester (1943)
  • George Orwell
  • from
  • Introduction to The Portable Mark Twain (1946)
  • Bernard DeVoto --
  • from
  • Les Humoristes Américains: Mark Twain (The American Humorists: Mark Twain) (1872)
  • Yarn-Spinner in the American Vein (1957)
  • Wallace Stegner
  • Twain in the Slums (1959)
  • Mike Gold
  • from
  • Mark Twain on the Bed of Procrustes (1959)
  • Yan Bereznitsky
  • from
  • The Question Is Significantly More Profound: A Letter to Charles Neider (1960)
  • Yan Bereznitsky
  • Come Back to the Raft Ag'in, Huck Honey! (1948)
  • from
  • Mark Twain: Exposer of the "Dollar Empire" (1960)
  • Lao She
  • Mark Twain and Sholem Aleichem (1963)
  • Edward Field
  • from
  • Mark Twain in America (1963)
  • Abel Startsev
  • From An American Traveler's Dreams - Huckleberry Finn Who Goes to Hell (1966)
  • Kenzaburo Oe
  • Leslie Fiedler
  • from
  • The True Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1970)
  • John Seelye
  • Last Laugh (1978)
  • Robert Penn Warren
  • Huck Finn, Alive at 100 (1984)
  • Norman Mailer
  • from
  • I Been There Before (1985)
  • David Carkeet
  • Introduction to Huckleberry Finn (1950)
  • from
  • Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist (1989)
  • Chuck Jones
  • Introduction to How to Tell a Story and Other Essays (1996)
  • David Bradley
  • Introduction to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1996)
  • E. L. Doctorow
  • Introduction to Mark Twain's Speeches (1996)
  • Hal Holbrook
  • Introduction to 1601 and Is Shakespeare Dead?: "Deliberate Lewdness" and the Lure of Immortality (1996)
  • T. S. Eliot
  • Erica Jong
  • Introduction to The Diaries of Adam and Eve: Reading Young, Reading Old (1996)
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Introduction to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1996)
  • Toni Morrison
  • Introduction to Following the Equator and Anti-Imperialist Essays (1996)
  • Gore Vidal
  • Some Comments on Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Kurt Vonnegut at the Age of Seventy-Two (1996)
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • from
  • Huck and Oliver (1953)
  • What's Up with Mad Mark Twain? (1996)
  • Ralph Wiley
  • from
  • Callus on My Soul (with Shelia P. Moss) (2000)
  • Dick Gregory
  • What Hath Happened to "The War-Prayer"? (2006)
  • Ron Powers
  • Is He Alive? (2008)
  • Michael Blakemore
  • Money as an American Character and the Legacy of Permission: Or How Mark Twain Taught Me That It Was Okay to Talk About Money (2009)
  • W. H. Auden
  • Min Jin Lee
  • America's Original Superstar (2008)
  • Roy Blount Jr
  • Twentieth-Century Fiction and the Black Mask of Humanity (1953)
  • Ralph Ellison
Control code
ocn426803638
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 492 pages
Isbn
9781598530650
Lccn
2009939907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1016436
  • (Sirsi) o426803638
  • (OCoLC)426803638
Label
The Mark Twain anthology : great writers on his life and works, edited by Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Thérèse Bentzon
  • from
  • Mark Twain: Ein Amerikanischer "Humorist" (Mark Twain: An American "Humorist") (1880)
  • Eduard Engel
  • from
  • Mark Twain (1897)
  • Eduard Engel
  • Mark Twain on the Mississippi (1883)
  • Lafcadio Hearn
  • from
  • Twain Matters: A Sampler
  • Escenas Norteamericanas (North American Scenes) (1884, 1890)
  • José Martí
  • from
  • Mark Twain (1884) / Henry Gauthier-Villars
  • Mark Twain's Latest (1890)
  • Hamlin Garland
  • An Interview with Mark Twain (1890)
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • On the Art of Mark Twain (1891)
  • Andrew Lang
  • from
  • from
  • Mark Twain in Paris (1894)
  • Theodor Herzl
  • Mark Twain: An Inquiry (1901)
  • William Dean Howells
  • from
  • Prólogo: Mark Twain, Cuentos Escogidos ( Prologue to Mark Twain: Selected Tales) (1903)
  • Ángel Guerra
  • from
  • L'Umorismo Americano: Mark Twain (American Humor: Mark Twain) (1905)
  • New Books (1869)
  • Livia Bruni
  • Letter to Samuel L. Clemens (1907)
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Books Bound in Red (1910)
  • Marina Tsvetaeva
  • Mark Twain (1910)
  • Johannes V. Jensen
  • Mark Twain as Our Emissary (1910)
  • George Ade
  • Mark Twain (1910)
  • David Ross Locke
  • G. K. Chesterton
  • from
  • Mark Twain (1910)
  • Jesús Castellanos
  • Mark Twain Protests (1916)
  • George Soule
  • from
  • Mark Twain (1919) / H. L. Mencken
  • from
  • Sholem Aleichem and Mark Twain: Notes on the Eighth Anniversary of Sholem Aleichem's Death (1924)
  • Memoranda: An Entertaining Article (1870)
  • Maks Erik
  • Our Mark Twain (1929)
  • Helen Keller
  • from
  • A Short Introduction to "Eve's Diary" (1931)
  • Lu Xun
  • Una Vindicación de Mark Twain (A Vindication of Mark Twain) (1935)
  • Jorge Luis Borges
  • Mark the Double Twain (1935)
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Mark Twain
  • from
  • The Negro in American Fiction (1937)
  • Sterling Brown
  • My Debt to Mark Twain (1937)
  • Grant Wood
  • Mark Twain - the Licensed Jester (1943)
  • George Orwell
  • from
  • Introduction to The Portable Mark Twain (1946)
  • Bernard DeVoto --
  • from
  • Les Humoristes Américains: Mark Twain (The American Humorists: Mark Twain) (1872)
  • Yarn-Spinner in the American Vein (1957)
  • Wallace Stegner
  • Twain in the Slums (1959)
  • Mike Gold
  • from
  • Mark Twain on the Bed of Procrustes (1959)
  • Yan Bereznitsky
  • from
  • The Question Is Significantly More Profound: A Letter to Charles Neider (1960)
  • Yan Bereznitsky
  • Come Back to the Raft Ag'in, Huck Honey! (1948)
  • from
  • Mark Twain: Exposer of the "Dollar Empire" (1960)
  • Lao She
  • Mark Twain and Sholem Aleichem (1963)
  • Edward Field
  • from
  • Mark Twain in America (1963)
  • Abel Startsev
  • From An American Traveler's Dreams - Huckleberry Finn Who Goes to Hell (1966)
  • Kenzaburo Oe
  • Leslie Fiedler
  • from
  • The True Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1970)
  • John Seelye
  • Last Laugh (1978)
  • Robert Penn Warren
  • Huck Finn, Alive at 100 (1984)
  • Norman Mailer
  • from
  • I Been There Before (1985)
  • David Carkeet
  • Introduction to Huckleberry Finn (1950)
  • from
  • Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist (1989)
  • Chuck Jones
  • Introduction to How to Tell a Story and Other Essays (1996)
  • David Bradley
  • Introduction to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1996)
  • E. L. Doctorow
  • Introduction to Mark Twain's Speeches (1996)
  • Hal Holbrook
  • Introduction to 1601 and Is Shakespeare Dead?: "Deliberate Lewdness" and the Lure of Immortality (1996)
  • T. S. Eliot
  • Erica Jong
  • Introduction to The Diaries of Adam and Eve: Reading Young, Reading Old (1996)
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Introduction to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1996)
  • Toni Morrison
  • Introduction to Following the Equator and Anti-Imperialist Essays (1996)
  • Gore Vidal
  • Some Comments on Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Kurt Vonnegut at the Age of Seventy-Two (1996)
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • from
  • Huck and Oliver (1953)
  • What's Up with Mad Mark Twain? (1996)
  • Ralph Wiley
  • from
  • Callus on My Soul (with Shelia P. Moss) (2000)
  • Dick Gregory
  • What Hath Happened to "The War-Prayer"? (2006)
  • Ron Powers
  • Is He Alive? (2008)
  • Michael Blakemore
  • Money as an American Character and the Legacy of Permission: Or How Mark Twain Taught Me That It Was Okay to Talk About Money (2009)
  • W. H. Auden
  • Min Jin Lee
  • America's Original Superstar (2008)
  • Roy Blount Jr
  • Twentieth-Century Fiction and the Black Mask of Humanity (1953)
  • Ralph Ellison
Control code
ocn426803638
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 492 pages
Isbn
9781598530650
Lccn
2009939907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1016436
  • (Sirsi) o426803638
  • (OCoLC)426803638

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