Mark Twain's Comedy Classics: 190+ Stories & Sketches (Illustrated Edition)

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This grand collection of Mark Twain's short stories contains his famous humorous tales, children's stories, satires, and other sketches written in his recognizable witty style: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Aurelia's Unfortunate Young Man A Complaint about Correspondents, Dated in San Francisco Answers to Correspondents Among the Fenians The Story of the Bad Little Boy Who Didn't Come to Grief Curing a Cold An Inquiry about Insurances Literature in the Dry Diggings 'After' Jenkins Lucretia Smith's Soldier The Killing of Julius Caesar 'Localized' An Item which the Editor Himself could not Understand Among the Spirits Brief Biographical Sketch of George Washington A Touching Story of George Washington's Boyhood A Page from a Californian Almanac Information for the Million The Launch of the Steamer Capital Origin of Illustrious Men Advice for Good Little Girls Concerning Chambermaids Remarkable Instances of Presence of Mind Honored as a Curiosity in Honolulu The Steed 'Oahu' A Strange Dream Short and Singular Rations Mark Twain's Burlesque Autobiography and First Romance Burlesque Autobiography Awful, Terrible Medieval Romance Merry Tales The Private History of a Campaign That Failed The Invalid's Story Luck The Captain's Story A Curious Experience Mrs. Mc Williams and the Lightning Meisterschaft The £1,000,000 Bank Note and Other New Stories The Million Pound Bank Note Mental Telegraphy The Enemy Conquered About all Kinds of Ships Playing Courier The German Chicago A Petition to the Queen of England A Majestic Literary Fossil Sketches New and Old The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches Alonzo Fitz, and Other Stories Mark Twain's Library of Humor Other Stories Biography Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.

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Mark Twain, the pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Born in Florida, Missouri, Twain grew up in Hannibal, a town on the Mississippi River that would later provide the setting for his most famous works, 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' (1876) and its sequel, 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' (1885), the latter often called the 'Great American Novel.' Twain's literary oeuvre is characterized by his keen wit and a sharp, satirical commentary on society, encapsulated in his 'Mark Twain's Comedy Classics,' which includes over 190 stories and sketches illustrating his talent for humor and observation. His proficiency in the use of regional vernacular language and his creation of engaging, enduring characters have made Twain one of the most beloved authors of American literature. In addition to his fiction, Twain was prolific in various other genres, including travel writing and essays, where his opinions on imperialism, organized religion, and the hypocrisy of mankind often stirred controversy. Twain's contributions to literature have made an indelible impact, earning him accolades such as William Faulkner's assessment of him as the 'father of American literature.'

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 3102 Pages

Filesize: 7.1 MB

ISBN: 8596547751335