Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1, Reader's Edition (Mark Twain Papers)
This Reader’s Edition, a transportable paperback in higher sort, republishes the textual content of the hardcover Autobiography in a sort that's handy for the final reader, with out the editorial explanatory notes. It encompasses a short advent describing the evolution of Mark Twain’s rules approximately writing his autobiography, in addition to a chronology of his existence, short kin biographies, and an excerpt from the drawing close Autobiography of Mark Twain, quantity 2—a arguable yet typically funny assault on Christian doctrine.
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In 1873–74 yet didn't look on Redpath’s record until eventually decades later (Lyceum 1871, 29–34; Eubank 1969, 241, 295–301; Chicago Tribune: “ ‘Self-Made Men,’ ” 21 Sept 1871, four; “Prof. Proctor’s Lectures,” 26 Feb 1874; Pond 1900, 178–79, 347). 151.14 Agassiz] Swiss-born Harvard naturalist Louis Agassiz (1807–73) and his much less well-known son, Alexander (1835–1910), have been either lively at the lecture circuit. Clemens heard the more youthful Agassiz communicate at Newport in 1875, yet neither guy was once on Redpath’s roster.
textual content for booklet within the North American evaluate, he toyed with a pseudonym (“Tabitha Wilson”) earlier than selecting “your spouse” for the textual content he released there (24 and 25 Nov 1869 to OLL, L5, 407 n. three; NAR 4). Autobiographical Dictation, nine February 1906 349.18–23 His mom is Grandma Clemens . . . F.F.V’s of Virginia . . . continually strongly attracted to the ancestry of the home] In Clemens’s lifetime the word “First households of Virginia” was once used informally to designate those that.
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