Mark Twain 21 aprile 1910), pseudonimo di Samuel Langhorne Clemens ( Florida, è stato uno scrittore, umorista aforista e docente statunitense. [ Mark Twain] on. At the heart of his work lies that greatest of all American qualities: irreverence. “ [ Twain] was in the phrase of his friend William Dean Howells ‘ the Lincoln of our literature’.Anthologized in The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Other Sketches ( 1867) ; I' ll risk forty dollars that he can outjump any frog in Calaveras county. Utilizzò anche altri pseudonimi come " Sieur Louis de Conte" ad esempio per firmare la biografia di Giovanna d' Arco. Mark Twain: Mark Twain was a humorist journalist, lecturer novelist who remains best known for his adventure stories of American boyhood. He also wrote poetry 727 free ebooks for Kindle, essays, Android, Nook, iPad, noject Gutenberg offers 58, short stories iPhone.
Jennie Clemens Samuel Clemens' s niece: MARK TWAIN' S QUARREL WITH UNDERTAKERS: It All Begins with Jennie " Tragedy always leaves a psychic scar upon a site there is nothing so heart- rending as the death of a beloved child. Documenting all of Mark Twain' s known public speeches readings , lectures is a monumental undertaking first attempted by Paul Fatout in his classic volume MARK TWAIN SPEAKING published by University of Iowa Press 1976.
Fatout' s listing has been updated at least once by noted Twain scholar Louis Budd in " A Supplement to ' A Chronology' in MARK TWAIN SPEAKING" published in Essays in.
Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens on November 30, 1835, in Florida, Missouri, the sixth of seven children born to Jane ( née Lampton; 1803– 1890), a native of Kentucky, and John Marshall Clemens ( 1798– 1847), a native of Virginia. His parents met when his father moved to Missouri, and they were married in 1823.
Twain was of Cornish, English, and Scots- Irish descent. Mark Twain [ pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens], quintessential American humorist, lecturer, essayist, and author wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ( 1876) ; " Tom did play hookey, and he had a very good time. He got back home barely in season to help Jim, the small colored boy, saw next- day' s wood and split the kindlings before supper- - at least he was there in time to tell muel Langhorne Clemens ( November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), well known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ( 1884), which has been called " the Great American Novel, " and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ( 1876).