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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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When A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court was published in 1889, Mark Twain was undergoing a series of personal and professional crises. In his Introduction, M. Thomas Inge shows how what began as a literary burlesque of British chivalry and culture developed to tragedy and into a novel that remains a major literary and cultural text for generations of new readers. This edition reproduces a number of the original drawings by Dan Beard, of whom Twain said "He not only illustrates the text but he illustrates my thoughts."

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When A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court was published in 1889, Mark Twain was undergoing a series of personal and professional crises. In his Introduction, M. Thomas Inge shows how what began as a literary burlesque of British chivalry and culture developed to tragedy and into a novel that remains a major literary and cultural text for generations of new readers. This edition reproduces a number of the original drawings by Dan Beard, of whom Twain said "He not only illustrates the text but he illustrates my thoughts."

About the Author

'M. Thomas Inge is Robert Emory Blackwell Professor of the Humanities at Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia. He has received awards from the American Humor Studies Association and the Mark Twain Circle for his contribution to the study of American humour and Mark Twain.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780192839022
Editor:
Inge, M. Thomas
Author:
Inge, M. Thomas
Author:
null, Mark
Author:
Twain, Mark
Author:
null, M. Thomas
Author:
Beard, Daniel Carter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Literature/English | American Literature | 19th C
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Series Volume:
99-17
Publication Date:
19990128
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
43 line illus.
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
5 x 7.8 x 0.8 in 0.594 lb

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"Synopsis" by , When A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court was published in 1889, Mark Twain was undergoing a series of personal and professional crises. In his Introduction, M. Thomas Inge shows how what began as a literary burlesque of British chivalry and culture developed to tragedy and into a novel that remains a major literary and cultural text for generations of new readers. This edition reproduces a number of the original drawings by Dan Beard, of whom Twain said "He not only illustrates the text but he illustrates my thoughts."
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