The Resource Is shakespeare dead?, Mark Twain, (electronic resource.)

Is shakespeare dead?, Mark Twain, (electronic resource.)

Label
Is shakespeare dead?
Title
Is shakespeare dead?
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a cub pilot, one of Mark Twain's masters was a pilot named George Ealer, who recited Shakespeare by the hour-from memory-and who was a virulent opponent of the notion that the so-called Shakespeare plays and poems were in truth written by Sir Francis Bacon. At first young Sam Clemens agreed with his teacher and boss, but he soon realized that it was no fun for the pilot to argue with someone who agreed with him all of the time. And so, young Sam Clemens became quite skilled in defending this position: he said he was not a Shakespearite nor a Baconite, but that he was a "Brontosaurian": didn't know who did write them, but knew Shakespeare didn't. He explained, "It is the very way Professor Osborn and I built the colossal skeleton brontosaur that stands fifty-seven feet long and sixteen feet high in the Natural History Museum, and is the awe and admiration of all the world, the stateliest skeleton that exists on the planet. We had nine bones, and we built the rest..
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
PerformerNote
Narrator: Richard Henzel
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Henzel, Richard
Series statement
The Mark Twain In Person Audio Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Literary Criticism
Label
Is shakespeare dead?, Mark Twain, (electronic resource.)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 02:42:11
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000619968
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (3 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
5F399075-D0E9-418C-A5B8-3670E28B0D70
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Is shakespeare dead?, Mark Twain, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 02:42:11
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000619968
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (3 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
5F399075-D0E9-418C-A5B8-3670E28B0D70
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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