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The complete humorous sketches and tales of Mark Twain

Auteur : Mark Twain; Charles Neider
Éditeur: New York : Da Capo Press, 1996.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Fiction : Anglais : 1st Da Capo Press edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Résumé:
"A collection of all 136 humorous sketches and tales that ... Mark Twain wrote as a young reporter for various newspapers and magazines and later saw fit to issue in book form ... More unvarnished than his short stories or novels, and more willing to indulge in fun for its own sake."--Back cover.
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Genre/forme: Comedy sketches
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Short stories
Type d’ouvrage: Fiction
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Mark Twain; Charles Neider
ISBN: 0306807025 9780306807022
Numéro OCLC: 33441063
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 722 pages ; 22 cm
Contenu: Curing a cold --
Aurelia's unfortunate young man --
Information for the million --
Killing of Julius Caesar "Localized" --
Lucretia Smith's soldier --
A touching story of George Washington's boyhood --
Advice to little girls --
"After" Jenkins --
Answers to correspondents --
Mr. Bloke's Item --
From California almanac --
Scriptural panoramist --
Among the spirits --
Brief biographical sketch of George Washington --
A complaint about correspondents --
Concerning chambermaids --
Honored as a curiosity --
An inquiry about insurances --
Literature in the dry diggings --
Origin of illustrious men --
The facts concerning the recent resignation --
General Washington's negro body-servant --
Information wanted --
My late senatorial secretaryship --
Playbill --
Back from "Yurrup" --
The Benton house --
A fine old man --
Guying the guides --
Mental photographs --
Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's farm --
The Turkish bath --
The case of George Fisher --
An entertaining article --
History repeats itself --
John Chinaman in New York --
Judge's "Spirited Woman" --
The late Benjamin Franklin --
Map of Paris --
My bloody massacre --
Mysterious visit --
Note on "The Petrified man" --
Post-mortem poetry --
Riley ; newspaper correspondent --
Running for Governor --
To raise poultry --
The undertaker's chat --
The widow's protest --
Wit inspirations of "Two-year-olds" --
About barbers --
A burlesque biography. The danger of lying in bed --
A fashion item --
First interview with Artemus Ward --
My first literary venture --
A new Beecher Church --
Portrait of King William III --
"Blanketing" the Admiral --
A deception --
A genuine Mexican Plug --
The great landslide case --
How the author was sold in Newark --
A hundred and ten tin whistles --
Lionizing murderers --
Markiss, King of Liars --
Mr. Arkansas --
Nevada Nabobs --
What Hank said to Horace Greeley. When the buffalo climbed a tree --
A curious pleasure excursion --
Rogers --
After-dinner speech --
A couple of poems by Twain and Moore --
An encounter with an interviewer --
Johnny Greer --
Jumping frog --
The office bore --
"Party cries" in Ireland --
Petition concerning copyright --
The Siamese twins --
Speech at the Scottish banquet --
Speech on accident insurance --
The facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in Connecticut --
Letter read at dinner --
Punch, brothers, punch --
Some rambling notes of an idle excursion --
Speech on the weather --
The Whittier birthday speech. About magnanimous-incident literature --
O'Shah --
The great revolution in Pitcairn --
Speech on the babies --
American in Europe --
An American party --
Ascending the Riffelberg --
The awful German language --
The great French duel --
The King's encore --
The laborious ant --
My long crawl in the dark --
Nicodemus Dodge --
Skeleton for a Black Forest novel --
A telephonic conversation --
Two works of art --
Why Germans wear spectacles --
Young Cholley Adams --
Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims --
Concerning the American language --
Legend of Sagenfeld in Germany --
On the decay of the art of lying --
Paris notes. The art of inhumation --
Keelboat talk and manners --
Introduction to "The new guide of the conversation in Portuguese and English" --
A petition to the Queen of England --
A majestic literary fossil --
About all kinds of ships --
A cure for the blues --
The enemy conquered ; or love triumphant --
Traveling with a Reformer --
Private history of the "Jumping Frog" story --
Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses --
A hell of a hotel at Maryborough --
The Indian crow --
At the appetite cure --
The Austrian Edison keeping school again --
From "London Times" of 1904 --
My first lie, and how I got out of it --
My boyhood dreams --
Amended obituaries --
Does the race of man love a Lord? --
Instructions in art --
Italian with grammar --
Italian without a master --
Petrified man --
Dutch Nick massacre.
Autres titres: Short stories
Responsabilité: edited and with an introduction by Charles Neider ; drawings by Mark Twain.
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