Mark Twain

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United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)

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The Mark Twain House and Museum says the gift is expected to support new initiatives including writing programs and more appearances by authors.
Howard Sussman, principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Des Plaines, is moving to the same post at Mark Twain Elementary School in Niles, East Maine School District 63 officials announced Monday.
New York [US], May 24 ( ANI ): Emmy Award-Winning Julia-Louis Dreyfus has been announced the recipient of this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humour.
at UC Berkeley, where I became engrossed in Mark Twain studies, which has continued for more than 30 years.
John Bird had loved Mark Twain's stories since fifth grade.
Or take the perspectives on Mark Twain that Lao She, one of China's leading writers in the twentieth century, has to share.
Synopsis: An unwelcome guest appears as Mark Twain is preparing to host his dear Aunt Mary's annual visit.
It was not known at the time that it had been the very place Mark Twain had stayed.
This year's Big Read will focus on the literary classic "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain, one of the country's most famous humorists and writers.
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Born in 1835, Mark Twain (aka Samuel Clemens) went on to become one of America's most celebrated authors and humorists.
The pendulum continually swings on Mark Twain. The publication in the early 1960s of his later, dark writings forced a re-examination of America's jovial humorist, and the pendulum may have swung too far as critics focused on his extreme bitterness, to the exclusion of his humor and optimism.
In an interview in 1895, Samuel Clemens said he regretted publishing The Prince and the Pauper under his universally recognized pseudonym, Mark Twain. The article appears in Mainly the Truth: Interviews With Mark Twain (University of Alabama Press), edited by Gary Scharnhorst.
Mark Twain's Travel Literature: The Odyssey of a Mind
Hal Holbrook has been exploring the geography of Mark Twain for so many years it seems like he's become more like Twain than Twain himself.