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 event took place two days before the 180th anniversary of his birth, with subsequent celebrations planned for the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Conn.
I am obsessed with Mark Twain quotations on the internet.
Holbrook started doing his Mark Twain show in 1954 and has been performing it, in constant variation, almost continually since then.
Much has changed by the Bay--the Mark Twain Hotel, once the city's only openly gay hostelry, is now a Ramada brimming with German tourists trying on the S/M souvenirs they are going to wear on that next business trip to Hamburg.
LELAND KRAUTH REMINDS US, in this substantive study, that Mark Twain referred, in his "Chapters from My Autobiography," to over a hundred authors of his time, considering himself, in Krauth's words, as "a member of a confederacy of craftsmen" (260).
Mark Twain used to be a steamboat pilot like the man in blue uniform standing on the dock Can you help this steamboat pilot get to the pilothouse on top of the boat?
What impresses most in Ken Burns' winning documentary of Mark Twain, above, is the writing of the man himself.
But if Grossman is going to spend public money, he'd better not evoke such Mark Twain classics as "The Damned Human Race," or his series of letters from Satan to the archangels, or anything Twain wrote about the Bible.
The authors write, "Neither Huck nor Mark Twain can tolerate, in imaginative terms, Jim freed.
This informative collection of diverse newspaper articles, sketches, and memoirs reminds us of Samuel Clemens's productive career, his uncanny insight into human nature, and the complex, multifaceted persona of his greatest creation, Mark Twain.
HISTORIC paddlewheelers bring to mind images of high-stakes gamblers and the stories of Mark Twain.
Mark Twain worked on his autobiography by fits and starts from 1870 until just a few months before his death in April of 1910.
20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to San Francisco's iconic Hotel Mark Twain are often delighted to learn about the hotel's rich and colorful history which includes visits to the property by its namesake Mark Twain during the great depression and the arrest by federal agents of the great blues singer Billie Holiday for opium possession in the 1940's in the now infamous "Room #203.
Most Mark Twain scholars familiar with the oft-repeated story of James W.