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Mark Twain and the Colonel

Philip James McFarland

Mark Twain and the Colonel

Samuel L. Clemens, Theodore Roosevelt, and the arrival of a new century

by Philip James McFarland

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Influence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPhilip McFarland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.1 .M1616 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25151299M
    ISBN 109781442212268, 9781442212282
    LC Control Number2011051861

      Mark Twain, pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (born Novem , Florida, Missouri, U.S.—died Ap , Redding, Connecticut), American humorist, journalist, lecturer, and novelist who acquired international fame for his travel narratives, especially The Innocents Abroad (), Roughing It (), and Life on the Mississippi (), and for his adventure stories of . THE WORKS OF MARK TWAIN () AN ON-LINE INDEX Colonel Mulberry Sellers and his art gallery—He receives a Guide Books—Plans for the Return of the Expedition—A Glacier Train—Parachute Descent from Gorner Grat—Proposed Honors to Harris Declined—All had an Excuse—A Magnificent Idea Abandoned—Descent to the Glacier—A.

    Mark Twain's "Death Disk" was inspired by the historical account of the execution of Colonel John Poyer of Pembroke, Wales on Ap A small child was given the responsibility of selecting which of three rebel leaders of a civil uprising would receive a death penalty.   This is the first book on a major yet largely ignored aspect of the private life of Samuel Clemens and one of the major themes in Mark Twain's writing from until his death. Mr. Pettit clearly demonstrates that Mark Twain's feelings on race and region moved in an intelligible direction.

    Buy Mark Twain and the Colonel: Samuel L. Clemens, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Arrival of a New Century by Philip McFarland (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Get this from a library! Mark Twain and the Colonel: Samuel L. Clemens, Theodore Roosevelt, and the arrival of a new century. [Philip James McFarland] -- Presents a narrative history of the United States from to , exploring such major themes as nationalism, racism, industrialization, and imperialism as reflected in the actions and writings of.


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