Mark Twain And The Colonel PDF Download

Mark Twain and the Colonel PDF
Author: Philip McFarland
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Size: 36.61 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 499
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Presents a narrative history of the United States from 1890 to 1910, exploring such major themes as nationalism, racism, industrialization, and imperialism as reflected in the actions and writings of the era's two most famous figures.

Mark Twain S Essays Letters And Speeches PDF Download

Mark Twain s Essays Letters and Speeches PDF
Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
Size: 80.44 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 974
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This book-collection file includes books of Mark Twain's speeches and letters, plus 3 book-length collections of essays: What is Man? Sketches New and Old, and Christian Science. It also includes the following short collections and individual essays: Editorial Wild Oats, Essays on Paul Bourget, Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences, and In Defence of Harriet Shelley. According to Wikipedia: "Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 – 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is also known for his quotations. During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists and European royalty. Twain enjoyed immense public popularity, and his keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. American author William Faulkner called Twain "the father of American literature."