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Mark Twain
The Contemporary Reviews

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  • Author: Louis Budd, Duke University, North Carolina
  • Date Published: April 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521153805

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  • The American Critical Archives is a series of reference books that provide representative selections of contemporary reviews of the main works of major American authors. Specifically, each volume contains both full reviews and excerpts from reviews that appeared in newspapers and weekly and monthly periodicals, generally within a few months of the publication of the work concerned. This 1999 book is a systematic, comprehensive gathering of the reviews (primarily in the United States and Britain) of Mark Twain's books published up until 1917. The reviews collected here are essential reading for anyone interested in Twain criticism and reception. In addition, by devoting attention to each individual work, the volume provides the broadest possible perspective on Twain's career.

    • Exhaustive collection of contemporary reviews of Twain's corpus
    • Essential reference tool for all Twain scholars
    • Includes many previously unrecognized reviews
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    • Date Published: April 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521153805
    • length: 670 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 34 mm
    • weight: 0.93kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Series editor's preface
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    1. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (1867)
    2. The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress (1869)
    3. Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance (1871)
    4. Roughing It (1872)
    5. A Curious Dream, and other sketches (1872)
    6. The Gilded Age: a Tale of To-Day (1873)
    7. Sketches, New and Old (1875)
    8. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)
    9. Mark Twain's Patent Self-Pasting Scrap Book (1877)
    10. A True Story, and The Recent Carnival of Crime (1877)
    11. Punch, Brothers, Punch! and Other Sketches (1878)
    12. A Tramp Abroad (1880)
    13. The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages (1881, 1882)
    14. The Stolen White Elephant Etc. (1882)
    15. Life on the Mississippi (1883)
    16. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884, 1885)
    17. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1889)
    18. Merry Tales (1892)
    19. The American Claimant (1892)
    20. The £1,000,000 Bank-Note and Other Stories (1893)
    21. Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894)
    22. Pudd'nhead Wilson: A Tale (1894)
    23. The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and The Comedy of Those Extraordinary Twins (1894)
    24. Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc (1896)
    25. Tom Sawyer Abroad, Tom Sawyer, Detective and Other Stories (1896)
    26. Tom Sawyer, Detective and Other Tales (1897)
    27. How to Tell a Story and Other Essays (1897)
    28. More Tramps Abroad (1897)
    29. Following the Equator (1897)
    30. The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays (1900)
    31. A Double Barrelled Detective Story (1902)
    32. Extracts from Adam's Diary (1904)
    33. A Dog's Tale (1904)
    34. Editorial Wild Oats (1905)
    35. King Leopold's Soliloquy (1905, 1907)
    36. Eve's Diary (1906)
    37. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories (1906)
    38. Christian Science (1907)
    39. A Horse's Tail (1907)
    40. Is Shakespeare Dead? (1909)
    41. Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven (1909)
    42. Mark Twain's Speeches (1910)
    43. The Mysterious Stranger: A Romance (1916)
    44. What Is Man? and Other Essays (1917)
    Index.

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    Louis Budd, Duke University, North Carolina

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