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seriousness of Mark Twain

Heller, Otto

seriousness of Mark Twain

address at the annual dinner of the State Historical Society at Hannibal, Missouri, Thursday, May 9, 1935

by Heller, Otto

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Published by Hannibal Chamber of Commerce in [Hannibal, Mo.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Otto Heller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1334 .H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6337695M
    LC Control Number36012466
    OCLC/WorldCa4383217

    Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Novem – Ap ), more widely known as Mark Twain, was a well known American writer born in Florida, worked mainly for newspapers and as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before he became a writer. He married in , and raised his family in Hartford, later life he invested and lost . Mark Twain autograph signed twice on a first edition compilation set. The American literary great signs ”Mark Twain / S. L. Clemens” to a tipped-in fly-leaf of the first volume in ”The Works of Mark Twain: Definitive Edition”, Gabriel Wells: New .

    Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Two () Mark TWAIN ( - ) and The NEW YORK TIMES (-) This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of Included in Part Two of this chronological listing () are some of Twain’s short stories.   "Mark Twain" means the second mark on a line that measured depth, signifying two fathoms, or 12 feet, which was a safe depth for riverboats. The method of dropping a line to determine the water's depth was a way to read the river and avoid submerged rocks and reefs that could "tear the life out of the strongest vessel that ever floated," as Clemens wrote in his .

    About, Be Careful, Books, Careful, Die, Health, May, Reading, You Quotes to Explore Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. Librivox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark by Annie Coleman. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn () by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of "Huck" Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer's sidekick in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), his friend Jim, and .


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