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- University Press of Mississippi 1998; US$ 22.00
Especially in academia, controversy rages over the merits or evils of Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , in particular its portrayal of Jim, the runaway slave. Opponents disrupt classes and carry picket signs, objecting with strong emotion that Jim is no fit model for African-American youth of today. In continuing outcries they claim... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classic novels will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience. Freedom is everything to Huckleberry Finn. How can he avoid being "civilized"... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classic novels will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience. As usual, Tom Sawyer and his pal Huck Finn were only out looking for fun.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Originally published over one hundred years ago, Roughing It tells the (almost) true story of Mark Twain?s rollicking adventures across the United States. A hilarious account of how the author tried finding wealth in the rocks of Nevada, it was published before his most famous works and shows why he would grow to become one of the most beloved... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 45.00
Mark Twain?s complete, uncensored Autobiography was an instant bestseller when the first volume was published in 2010, on the centennial of the author?s death, as he requested. Published to rave reviews, the Autobiography was hailed as the capstone of Twain?s career. It captures his authentic and unsuppressed voice, speaking clearly from the grave... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 31.75
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...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 99.99
Twain is America?s best known humorous writer, yet many commentators have thought of humor as merely an attractive surface feature of Twain?s writings. Kolb shows that humor is at the center of Twain?s talent, his successes, and his limitations, and it is as a humorist that he is best understood. more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 8.18
Cornelius Hartz präsentiert Autoren (und eine Autorin) aus 500 Jahren römischer Literatur. Ihre Werke haben wie die keiner anderen Epochen die europäische Literatur- und Kunstgeschichte geprägt ? und sind immer noch in der Alltagskultur präsent. Dieses spannende Lesebuch stellt die 30 wichtigsten Vertreter der Literatur des alten Rom vor. Biografisches... 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...