The Best Short Works of Mark Twain

The Best Short Works of Mark Twain

by Mark Twain

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Overview

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED
BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP


A collection of short works by one of America's most revered, iconoclastic, and enduring voices Mark Twain.

EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:
• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
• A chronology of the author's life and work
• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
• An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.
SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743487795
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 11/01/2004
Series: Enriched Classics
Edition description: Enriched Classic
Pages: 832
Sales rank: 919,758
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.75(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens. His humorous tales of human nature, especially The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), remain standard texts in high school and college literature classes. Twain was born and died in years in which Halley’s Comet passed by Earth: 1835 and 1910.

Date of Birth:

November 30, 1835

Date of Death:

April 21, 1910

Place of Birth:

Florida, Missouri

Place of Death:

Redding, Connecticut

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