Mark Twain's Library of Humor

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Mark Twain, Steve Martin
Modern Library, 2000 - Всего страниц: 560
Beginning with the piece that made Mark Twain famous--"The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"--and ending with his fanciful "How I Edited an Agricultural Paper," this treasure trove of an anthology, an abridgment of the 1888 original, collects twenty of Twain's own pieces, in addition to tall tales, fables, and satires by forty-three of Twain's contemporaries, including Washington Irving, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ambrose Bierce, William Dean Howells, Joel Chandler Harris, Artemus Ward, and Bret Harte.
 

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Anthology of short works by Mark Twain and his contemporaries, including some well known stories and authors and others that were new to me. Читать весь отзыв

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The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
3
Warm Hair Mark Twain
10
The Villager and the Snake George Thomas Lanigan
16
The Legend of Mimir Robert Jones Burdette
27
Carries Comedy William Livingstone Alden
44
FirstClass Snake Stories
55
His First Day at Editing Eugene Field
62
A Genuine Mexican Plug Mark Twain
74
The Hodias Donkey on His Veracity S S
245
The Belle of Vallejo W L Alden
254
Fourth of July Oration Artemus Ward
275
The Ant and the Grain of Corn Ambrose Bierce
290
Phoenix at Sea John Phoenix
298
The Donation Party R J Burdette
305
A Fatal Thirst Bill
314
The Mackrel Josh Billings
325

The Simple Story of G Washington Robert J Burdette
82
Tis Only My Husband Joseph C Neal
89
A Days Work Mark Twain
99
Trying to Understand a Woman W D Howells
109
Dick Bakers Cat Mark Twain
118
A Restless Night Mark Twain
124
The Ostrich and the Hen Geo T Lanigan
144
Womens Rights Artemus Ward
155
Jack Downing in Portland Seba Smith
163
Fables of the Hodja Samuel S
171
Ballad of the Rhine Hans Breitmann
178
One of Mr Wards Business Letters Artemus Ward
193
The Vacation of Mustapha R J Burdette
201
Darius Green and His Flying Machine
211
Plumbers Charles Dudley Warner
218
A Visit to the Asylum for Aged and Decayed Punsters
333
Minnesota Wheat
339
An Italians View of a New England Winter
347
Custom House Morals W D Howells
350
Oon Criteek de Bernhardt Eugene Field
362
Little Charles and the Fruit
378
Our Italian Guide Mark Twain
385
The Hodja Makes Up His Mind to Marry S S
394
A New System of English Grammar John Phoenix
400
In Siss Interest
406
Uncle Joshua Downing in Boston Seba Smith
423
The Centipede and the Barbaric Yak G T Lanigan 4 32
432
The Camel and the Zebra Ambrose Bierce
450
A Great Fit Orpheus C Kerr
457
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Mark Twain (1835-1910) was born Samuel Clemens in Missouri. As a boy, he worked as a printer and a Mississippi River pilot. A leading literary influence in his own time and ever since, he is the author of many classics, including Roughing It, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.

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