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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
Title
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
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Language
eng
Summary
Presents a reprint of the text of first American edition of Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court", wherein a nineteenth-century mechanic suffers a blow to the head and wakes up in King Arthur's Britain. Includes original illustrations by Daniel Beard and contains critical reviews and essays
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UkLiU
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1835-1910
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Twain, Mark
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Ensor, Allison
Series statement
Norton critical editions
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  • Twain, Mark
  • Arthurian romances
  • Medievalism
  • Middle Ages in literature
  • Americans
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Time travel
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-455)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • THE TEXT OF A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT -- BACKGROUNDS AND SOURCES -- King Arthur -- The Total eclipse / Washington Irving -- The Acetic saints / W.E.H. Lecky -- The King's touch / W.E.H. Lecky -- Financing the mansion house / W.E.H. Lecky
  • COMPOSITION AND PUBLICATION -- The Author and the Novel -- The "Tournament" in A.D. 1870 / Samuel L. Clemens -- The Great revolution in Pitcairn / Samuel L. Clemens -- Legend of the "Spectacular Ruin" / Samuel L. Clemens -- The New dynasty / Samuel L. Clemens -- To Mrs. Jervis Langdon / Samuel L. Clemens -- To Mrs. Cincinnatus A. Taft / Samuel L. Clemens -- Buying a copy of Morte d' Arthur / George Washington Cable -- From Mark Twain's notebooks and journals / Samuel L. Clemens -- The 1886 reading at Governor's Island / From the New York Sun and the New York Herald
  • Letters about A Connecticut yankee / Samuel L. Clemens -- From The Autobiography of Mark Twain / Samuel L. Clemens -- A Rejected preface / Samuel L. Clemens -- The Dan Beard Illustrations -- Making the illustration for A Connecticut yankee / Daniel Carter Beard -- The Character of the yankee / Daniel Carter Beard -- To Dan Beard / Samuel L. Clemens -- To A reader / Samuel L. Clemens -- Beard's illustrations / Henry Nash Smith -- The English Edition -- Clemens, Chatto, and the English edition / Dennis Welland
  • CRITICISM -- Early Views -- Nothing more delicious / Sylvester Baxter -- His wonder-story / William Dean Howells -- King Arthur or Jay Gould? / From the London Daily Telegraph -- Mark Twain's new book: a satirical attack on English institutions / William T. Stead -- This Melancholy product of the American mind / From the Boston Literary World -- He has not the knowledge / Andrew Lang -- The Yankee animal / Rudyard Kipling -- A Bull in the china-shop of ideas / Charles Whibley -- His literary worst and best / Albert Bigelow Paine
  • Recent Criticism -- So much divine comedy / John B. Hoben -- The Composition of A Connecticut yankee / Howard G. Baetzhold -- Revision and intention in Mark Twain's A Connecticut yankee / James D. Williams -- The Volcano / Kenneth S. Lynn -- A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court: the machinery of self-preservation / James M. Cox -- Uncle Sam / Louis J. Budd -- The Ideas in a dream / Henry Nash Smith -- Epoch-eclipse and apocalypse: "special effects" in A Connecticut yankee / David Ketterer -- The Meaning of A Connecticut yankee / Everett Carter
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 455 pages
Isbn
9780393951370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-455)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • THE TEXT OF A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT -- BACKGROUNDS AND SOURCES -- King Arthur -- The Total eclipse / Washington Irving -- The Acetic saints / W.E.H. Lecky -- The King's touch / W.E.H. Lecky -- Financing the mansion house / W.E.H. Lecky
  • COMPOSITION AND PUBLICATION -- The Author and the Novel -- The "Tournament" in A.D. 1870 / Samuel L. Clemens -- The Great revolution in Pitcairn / Samuel L. Clemens -- Legend of the "Spectacular Ruin" / Samuel L. Clemens -- The New dynasty / Samuel L. Clemens -- To Mrs. Jervis Langdon / Samuel L. Clemens -- To Mrs. Cincinnatus A. Taft / Samuel L. Clemens -- Buying a copy of Morte d' Arthur / George Washington Cable -- From Mark Twain's notebooks and journals / Samuel L. Clemens -- The 1886 reading at Governor's Island / From the New York Sun and the New York Herald
  • Letters about A Connecticut yankee / Samuel L. Clemens -- From The Autobiography of Mark Twain / Samuel L. Clemens -- A Rejected preface / Samuel L. Clemens -- The Dan Beard Illustrations -- Making the illustration for A Connecticut yankee / Daniel Carter Beard -- The Character of the yankee / Daniel Carter Beard -- To Dan Beard / Samuel L. Clemens -- To A reader / Samuel L. Clemens -- Beard's illustrations / Henry Nash Smith -- The English Edition -- Clemens, Chatto, and the English edition / Dennis Welland
  • CRITICISM -- Early Views -- Nothing more delicious / Sylvester Baxter -- His wonder-story / William Dean Howells -- King Arthur or Jay Gould? / From the London Daily Telegraph -- Mark Twain's new book: a satirical attack on English institutions / William T. Stead -- This Melancholy product of the American mind / From the Boston Literary World -- He has not the knowledge / Andrew Lang -- The Yankee animal / Rudyard Kipling -- A Bull in the china-shop of ideas / Charles Whibley -- His literary worst and best / Albert Bigelow Paine
  • Recent Criticism -- So much divine comedy / John B. Hoben -- The Composition of A Connecticut yankee / Howard G. Baetzhold -- Revision and intention in Mark Twain's A Connecticut yankee / James D. Williams -- The Volcano / Kenneth S. Lynn -- A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court: the machinery of self-preservation / James M. Cox -- Uncle Sam / Louis J. Budd -- The Ideas in a dream / Henry Nash Smith -- Epoch-eclipse and apocalypse: "special effects" in A Connecticut yankee / David Ketterer -- The Meaning of A Connecticut yankee / Everett Carter
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 455 pages
Isbn
9780393951370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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