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  • Roughing Itby Mark Twain

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 0.00

    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...

  • Mark Twain in the Marginsby Joe B. Fulton

    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...

  • Mark Twain on Common Senseby Mark Twain; Stephen Brennan

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    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 Clemensmore commonly known as Mark Twainresonate 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 the... more...

  • Mark Twain and the Communityby Thomas Blues

    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...

  • On the Wild Westby Mark Twain

    Hesperus Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 6.99

    The latest in Hesperus's 'On' series comes from master travel writer Mark Twain and concentrates on his journey through America's Wild West, tapping into the perennial interest in this period in history. From 1861 to 1867, a young Mark Twain travelled through the Wild West. Following an abortive foray into a career as a Confederate Cavalry man he opted... more...

  • A Companion to Mark Twainby Peter Messent; Louis J. Budd

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    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...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Mark Twainby Peter Messent

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 23.00

    This clear and incisive Introduction situates Twain's works in the historical and cultural context of his times. more...

  • How to Tell a Story and Other Essaysby Mark Twain

    The Floating Press 1899; US$ 4.95 US$ 4.31

    In How to Tell a Story and Other Essays , iconic American author Mark Twain discusses his own experience as a writer and his personal style. In various essays in the collection he attacks a contemporary of his, defends a maligned dead woman and defends ordinary citizens against the insults of train conductors. more...

  • Mark Twain's Notebooks & Journals, Volume Iby Mark Twain; Frederick Anderson; Michael Barry Frank; Kenneth M. Sanderson

    University of California Press 1976; US$ 80.00

    In the summer of 1855, when the nineteen-year-old Sam Clements traveled from Saint Louis to Hannibal, Paris, and Florida, Missouri, and then to Keokuk, Iowa, he carried with him a notebook in which he entered French lessons, phrenological information, miscellaneous observations, and reminders about errands to be performed. This first notebook thus... more...

  • The Prince and the Pauper Novel Study Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    Thirty-five reproducible activities per guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills while teaching high-order critical thinking. Also included are teaching suggestions, background notes, summaries, and answer keys. The guide is digital; simply print the activities you need for each lesson. Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader... more...