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The Resource The complete short stories, Mark Twain ; with an introduction by Adam Gopnik

The complete short stories, Mark Twain ; with an introduction by Adam Gopnik

Label
The complete short stories
Title
The complete short stories
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain ; with an introduction by Adam Gopnik
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a volume of satirical short tales by the literary master that includes such classics as "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg," and "The Diary of Adam and Eve."
Member of
Summary
Sixty stories present moral lessons, facetious advice, tongue-in-cheek memoirs, and modern fables told in Twain's style of humor, satire, or bitter irony
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060002
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
813/.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS1303
  • PS1302
LC item number
  • 2012
  • 2012
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
346
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories
  • Short stories, American
Target audience
adult
Label
The complete short stories, Mark Twain ; with an introduction by Adam Gopnik
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How I edited an agricultural paper
  • Medieval romance
  • My watch
  • Political economy
  • Science vs luck
  • Story of the good little boy
  • Buck Fanshaw's funeral
  • Story of the old ram
  • Tom Quartz
  • Trial
  • Notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County
  • Trials of Simon Erickson
  • True story
  • Experience of the McWilliamses with membranous croup
  • Some learned fables for good old boys and girls
  • Canvasser's tale
  • Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton
  • Edward Mills and George Benton: A tale
  • Man who put up at Gadsby's
  • Mrs. McWilliams and the lightning
  • What stumped the bluejays
  • Story of the bad little boy
  • Curious experience
  • Invalid's story
  • McWilliamses and the burglar alarm
  • Stolen white elephant
  • Burning brand
  • Dying man's confession
  • Professor's yarn
  • Ghost story
  • Luck
  • Playing courier
  • Cannibalism in the cars
  • Californian's tale
  • Diary of Adam and Eve
  • Esquimau maiden's romance
  • Is he living or is he dead?
  • $1,000,000 bank-note
  • Cecil Rhodes and the shark
  • Joke that made Ed's fortune
  • Story without an end
  • Man that corrupted Hadleyburg
  • Death disk
  • Day at Niagara
  • Two little tales
  • Belated Russian passport
  • Double-barreled detective story
  • Five boons of life
  • Was it heaven? or hell?
  • Dog's tale
  • $30,000 bequest
  • Horse's tale
  • Hunting the deceitful turkey
  • Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit to Heaven
  • Legend of the Capitoline Venus
  • Fable
  • Mysterious stranger
  • Journalism in Tennessee
  • Curious dream
  • Facts in the great beef contract
Control code
ocn754713806
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxv, 716 pages
Isbn
9780307959379
Lccn
2011277758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)754713806
Label
The complete short stories, Mark Twain ; with an introduction by Adam Gopnik
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How I edited an agricultural paper
  • Medieval romance
  • My watch
  • Political economy
  • Science vs luck
  • Story of the good little boy
  • Buck Fanshaw's funeral
  • Story of the old ram
  • Tom Quartz
  • Trial
  • Notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County
  • Trials of Simon Erickson
  • True story
  • Experience of the McWilliamses with membranous croup
  • Some learned fables for good old boys and girls
  • Canvasser's tale
  • Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton
  • Edward Mills and George Benton: A tale
  • Man who put up at Gadsby's
  • Mrs. McWilliams and the lightning
  • What stumped the bluejays
  • Story of the bad little boy
  • Curious experience
  • Invalid's story
  • McWilliamses and the burglar alarm
  • Stolen white elephant
  • Burning brand
  • Dying man's confession
  • Professor's yarn
  • Ghost story
  • Luck
  • Playing courier
  • Cannibalism in the cars
  • Californian's tale
  • Diary of Adam and Eve
  • Esquimau maiden's romance
  • Is he living or is he dead?
  • $1,000,000 bank-note
  • Cecil Rhodes and the shark
  • Joke that made Ed's fortune
  • Story without an end
  • Man that corrupted Hadleyburg
  • Death disk
  • Day at Niagara
  • Two little tales
  • Belated Russian passport
  • Double-barreled detective story
  • Five boons of life
  • Was it heaven? or hell?
  • Dog's tale
  • $30,000 bequest
  • Horse's tale
  • Hunting the deceitful turkey
  • Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit to Heaven
  • Legend of the Capitoline Venus
  • Fable
  • Mysterious stranger
  • Journalism in Tennessee
  • Curious dream
  • Facts in the great beef contract
Control code
ocn754713806
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxv, 716 pages
Isbn
9780307959379
Lccn
2011277758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)754713806

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