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- Saddleback Publishing 1999; US$ 12.95
Each novel, complete in just 80-pages, has been painstakingly adapted to retain the integrity of the original work. Each provides the reader a sense of the author's style and an understanding of the novel's theme. more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95
Containing 11 reproducible exercises to maximize vocabulary development and comprehension skills, these guides include pre-and post-reading activities, story synopses, key vocabulary, and answer keys. more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95
On July 14, 1895, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, fifty-nine years old and deeply in debt, boarded a night train to Cleveland, launching a performance tour designed to alleviate his financial woes, and, more importantly, resuscitate his alter ego, Mark Twain. The journey took him to Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, India, and South Africa, and led to the resurrection... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95
This broad-ranging companion brings together respected American and European critics and a number of up-and-coming scholars to provide an overview of Twain, his background, his writings, and his place in American literary history. One of the most broad-ranging volumes to appear on Mark Twain in recent years Brings together respected Twain critics... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00
Initially known for her short stories and articles, Kate Chopin was considered to be little more than a regional writer. Published in 1899, her second novel, "The Awakening," received little attention until the 1950s. Now, Chopin's work is known for its play with narrative styles and its examination into the complexities of women's... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 30.00
One day in late 1906, seventy-one-year-old Mark Twain attended a meeting on copyright law at the Library of Congress. The arrival of the famous author caused the usual stir?but then Twain took off his overcoat to reveal a "snow-white" tailored suit and scandalized the room. His shocking outfit appalled and delighted his contemporaries, but far more... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Throughout his career Mark Twain viewed the relations between the individual and his community with mixed feelings, and this book explores both the ambiguities of Twain's attitude and their effect upon his fiction. In the earlier novels -- most notably The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn -- the protagonist enjoys a dual position... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95
The common characterization of Mark Twain as an uneducated and improvisational writer took hold largely because of the novelist's own frequent claims about his writing practices. But using recently discovered evidence--Twain's marginal notes in books he consulted as he worked on A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court --Joe Fulton argues for... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 9.95
Revered as one of America?s greatest humorists and author of the “Great American Novel? ( The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ), the words of Samuel Langhorne Clemens—more commonly known as Mark Twain—resonate as strongly today as they did when he wrote them more than a century ago. A close friend of Nikola Tesla and heralded by William Faulkner as... more...