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Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences

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...imore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer , The Last of the Mohicans , etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for his writing. Mark Twain wrote a funny, vicious little essay on the subject, in which he states: In one place in 'Deerslayer,' and in the restricted space of two-thirds of a page, Cooper has scored 114 offences against literary art out of ...

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Tom Sawyer Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... Tom Sawyer Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...or the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Tome Sawyer Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim M... ...e file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Tome Sawyer Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim Manis,... ...a State University is an equal opportunity University. TOM SAWYER ABROAD By Mark Twain CHAPTER I. TOM SEEKS NEW ADVENTURES DO YOU RECKON T OM S AWY... ...te University is an equal opportunity University. TOM SAWYER ABROAD By Mark Twain CHAPTER I. TOM SEEKS NEW ADVENTURES DO YOU RECKON T OM S AWYER W... ...ing over his travels, and it just give the poor old man Tom Sawyer Abroad Mark Twain 3 the high strikes. It made him sick to listen to Tom, and to... ...ver his travels, and it just give the poor old man Tom Sawyer Abroad Mark Twain 3 the high strikes. It made him sick to listen to Tom, and to hear... ... gov’ment, and say, “Now, there she is — do with me what Tom Sawyer Abroad Mark Twain 4 you’re a mind to; though as heaven is my judge I am an inno... ...ment, and say, “Now, there she is — do with me what Tom Sawyer Abroad Mark Twain 4 you’re a mind to; though as heaven is my judge I am an innocent ...

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Tramp Abroad, A

By: Mark Twain

...A Tramp Abroad is a work of non-fiction travel literature by American author Mark Twain, published in 1880. The book details a journey by the author, with his friend Harris (a character created for the book, and based on his closest friend, Joseph Twichell), through central and southern Europe. While ...

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Double Barreled Detective Story, A

By: Mark Twain

...A Double Barrelled Detective Story is a novel by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), in which Sherlock Holmes finds himself in the American west. At a mining camp in California, Fetlock Jones, a nephew of Sherlock Holmes, kills his master, a silver-miner, by blowing up his cabin. ...

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Stolen White Elephant, The (Version 2)

By: Mark Twain

...The Stolen White Elephant was written by Mark Twain and published in 1882. In it, an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to the Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local police department goes into high gear to solve the mystery but it all com...

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Those Extraordinary Twins

By: Mark Twain
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Chapters from my Autobiography

By: Mark Twain

...Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) began writing his autobiography long before the 1906 publications of these Chapters from my Autobiography. He originally planned to have his memoirs published only after his death but realized, once he’d passed hi...

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In Defense of Harriet Shelley

By: Mark Twain

...Mark Twain pulls no punches while exposing the real Percy Shelley in this scathing condemnation of Edward Dowden's Life of Shelley. Even though, as Twain writes, Shelley's life has the one indelible blot upon it, but is other...

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Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven

By: Mark Twain

... Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ... Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...ansmission, in any way. Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim M... ...ssion, in any way. Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim Manis,... ...pportunity University. Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven By Mark Twain CHAPTER I Well, when I had been dead about thirty years I begu... ...unity University. Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven By Mark Twain CHAPTER I Well, when I had been dead about thirty years I begun to ... ...I was fringed out with “Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven” Mark Twain 3 an electrical nimbus that flamed around for miles and miles... ... fringed out with “Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven” Mark Twain 3 an electrical nimbus that flamed around for miles and miles and ... ...ur smoke from the “Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven” Mark Twain 4 furnaces — oh, well, nobody can describe the way it rolled and t...

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Eve’s Diary

By: Mark Twain
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Alonzo Fitz and Other Stories

By: Mark Twain

...A collection of Twain short stories including: The Loves Of Alonzo Fitz Clarence And Rosannah Ethelton On The Decay Of The Art Of Lying About Magnanimous-Incident Literature The Grateful Poodle The Benevolent Author The Grateful Husband Punc...

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American Claimant, The

By: Mark Twain

...The American Claimant is an 1892 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The story focuses on the class differences and expectations of monarchic, hierarchical Britain and the upstart, all men are created equal America. Twain wrote the novel with the help of phonographic dictation, the...

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By: Mark Twain

... The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ... The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...e as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim M... ...an electronic transmission, in any way. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim Manis,... ...versity is an equal opportunity University. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER BY MARK TWAIN (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) P R E F A C E Most of the adventure... ...ty is an equal opportunity University. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER BY MARK TWAIN (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) P R E F A C E Most of the adventures rec... ...d that was strange; and Sid did not overlook the fact that Tom even showed a marked aversion to these inquests, and always avoided them when he could.... ...ite: http://www2.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis/jimspdf.htm To return to our Mark Twain site, go to: To return to our Mark Twain site, go to: To return to ... ... site, go to: To return to our Mark Twain site, go to: To return to our Mark Twain site, go to: To return to our Mark Twain site, go to: To return to ...

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Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories, The

By: Mark Twain

...Here's a Mark Twain story that's very unlike those he became famous for, but when I read it back in Catholic high school, it left a deep impression. It concerns the deeply religious residents of a small village in Austria during the l...

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

... A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ... A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...c trans mission, in any way. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim M... ...ns mission, in any way. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim Manis,... ...ual opportunity University. A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT by MARK TWAIN (Samuel L. Clemens) PREFACE THE UNGENTLE LAWS AND CUSTOMS ... ...pportunity University. A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT by MARK TWAIN (Samuel L. Clemens) PREFACE THE UNGENTLE LAWS AND CUSTOMS touch... ...ed, and I am not going to have anything particular to do next winter anyway. MARK TWAIN. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Mark Twain 3 ... ...d I am not going to have anything particular to do next winter anyway. MARK TWAIN. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Mark Twain 3 A CON... ...l use many, many centu A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Mark Twain 4 ries ago — and muttered apparently to himself: “Wit ye well, I ...

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This Publication of Mark Twains the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Awful German Language, The

By: Mark Twain

...If you’ve ever studied German (and maybe even if you haven’t), you’re likely to find this short essay to be hilarious. Published as Appendix D from Twain’s 1880 book A Tramp Abroad , this comedic gem outlines the pitfalls one will encounter when trying to wrap one’s mind around the torturous German cases, adjective endings, noun genders, and verb placement. (Summary by K...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...rsity assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Tramp Abr... ... assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Tramp Abroad b... ...se wishing to make use of them, and as such is a part of the Pennsylvania State University’s Electronic Classics Series. Cover design: Jim Manis, (ph... ...Copyright © 2000 The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity University. 3 A Tramp Abroad A TRAMP ABR... ...ight © 2000 The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity University. 3 A Tramp Abroad A TRAMP ABROAD B... ...e chasing the Saxons (as he said), or being chased by them (as they said), arrived at the bank of the river at dawn, in a fog. The enemy were either b... ...sing the Saxons (as he said), or being chased by them (as they said), arrived at the bank of the river at dawn, in a fog. The enemy were either before... ...he King commanded to seize the criminal and lead him to death, who had ventured to dance, with the queen; so disgraced the Empress, and insulted the c... ...ng commanded to seize the criminal and lead him to death, who had ventured to dance, with the queen; so disgraced the Empress, and insulted the crown....

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The Prince and the Pauper

By: Mark Twain

... A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a... ... A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publ... ...ained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens), the ... ... within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens), the Penns... ...ia State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain Hugh Latimer, Bishop of W... ...ate University is an equal opportunity university. 3 The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worces... ...many tymys butt lytelle dyscretione! Ande thus the Gode of Inglonde be ever with you in alle your procedynges. 4 Mark Twain The 19 of October. Youres... ...tymys butt lytelle dyscretione! Ande thus the Gode of Inglonde be ever with you in alle your procedynges. 4 Mark Twain The 19 of October. Youres, H. ... ...cquaintances hugged and kissed each other and cried. Everybody took a holiday, and high and low, rich and 6 Mark Twain poor, feasted and danced and s...

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Tom Sawyer, Detective

By: Mark Twain

... Tom Sawyer, Detective by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Tom Sawyer, Detective by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim M... ...ile as an electronic transmission, in any way. Tom Sawyer, Detective by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim Manis,... ...ate University is an equal opportunity University. TOM SAWYER, DETECTIVE by MARK TWAIN CHAPTER I. AN INVITATION FOR TOM AND AN INVITATION FOR TOM AND... ...niversity is an equal opportunity University. TOM SAWYER, DETECTIVE by MARK TWAIN CHAPTER I. AN INVITATION FOR TOM AND AN INVITATION FOR TOM AND AN I... ...ssippi down there a reaching miles and miles around Tom Sawyer, Detective Mark Twain 3 the points where the timber looks smoky and dim it’s so far... ...i down there a reaching miles and miles around Tom Sawyer, Detective Mark Twain 3 the points where the timber looks smoky and dim it’s so far off ... ...n’t know what to do; then he says, very ca’m, and I Tom Sawyer, Detective Mark Twain 4 could a shot him for it: “Well,” he says, “I’m right down s... ...now what to do; then he says, very ca’m, and I Tom Sawyer, Detective Mark Twain 4 could a shot him for it: “Well,” he says, “I’m right down sorry,...

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