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Mr Clemens and Mark Twain

Justin Kaplan

Mr Clemens and Mark Twain

a biography

by Justin Kaplan

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJustin Kaplan.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16179806M

    Mark Twain, the American comic genius who portrayed, named, and in part exemplified America’s “Gilded Age,” comes alive in Justin Kaplan’s extraordinary brilliant immediacy, Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain brings to life a towering literary figure whose dual persona symbolized the emerging American conflict between down-to-earth morality and freewheeling ambition. With brilliant immediacy, Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain brings to life a towering literary figure whose dual persona symbolized the emerging American conflict between down-to-earth morality and freewheeling ambition. As Mark Twain, he was the Mississippi riverboat pilot, the satirist with a fiery hatred of pretension, and the author of such Brand: Simon & Schuster.

    As Mr. Clemens, he was the star who married an heiress, built a palatial estate, threw away fortunes on harebrained financial schemes, and lived the extravagant life that Mark Twain despised. Kaplan effectively portrays the triumphant-tragic man whose achievements and failures, laughter and anger, reflect a crucial generation in our past as.   Mark Twain sprang to life at a young age. His voice is clear when Samuel Clemens was 17 and got to New York and wrote to his mother on Aug. 24, .

    "Bambino and Mr. Twain" by P.I. Maltbie tells the interesting story of the famous author, Mark Twain, and his daughter's cat, Bambino. The story begins with a reporter wanting to see Mr. Twain. His housekeeper explains that Mr. Twain cannot be disturbed. Mr. Twain, Sam, in /5. Samuel Langhorne Clemens is internationally known by his pen name, Mark Twain. The author of numerous works, Twain's legacy includes two classic American novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, both of which are still read and studied worldwide. Born in , Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri and left school.


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Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Kaplan's book will undoubtedly be the portrait of Mark Twain for this generation. Henry Nash Smith Mr.

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As Mark Twain, he was the Mississippi riverboat pilot, the satirist with a fiery hatred of pretension, & the author of such classics as Tom Sawyer &4/5. Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and of Walt Whitman: A Life, which won the American Book Award.

He is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife, novelist Anne Bernays/5(18). Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and of Walt Whitman: A Life, which won the American Book Award.

He is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife, novelist Anne ed on: Decem Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain: A Biography, New York: Simon and Schuster, (ISBN ) J. LeMaster and James D.

Wilson, eds. The Mark Twain Encyclopedia, New York: Garland, (ISBN X) Andrew Levy, Huck Finn's America: Mark Twain and the Era that Shaped His Masterpiece. New York: Simon and Schuster, Children: 4 including Susy, Clara and Jean.

As Mr. Clemens, he was the star who married an heiress, built a palatial estate, threw away fortunes on harebrained financial schemes, and lived the extravagant life that Mark Twain despised. Kaplan effectively portrays the triumphant-tragic man whose achievements and failures, laughter and anger, reflect a crucial generation in our past as Pages:   Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr.

Clemens and Mark Twain, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and of Walt Whitman: A Life, which won the American Book Award.

He is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and : Simon & Schuster. About the Author. Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and of Walt Whitman: A Life, which won the American Book Award.

He is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife, novelist Anne Bernays.4/5(). Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr.

Clemens and Mark Twain, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and of Walt Whitman: A Life, which won the American Book Award.

He is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife, novelist Anne Bernays.4/5().

Mark Twain, the American comic genius who portrayed, named, and in part exemplified America’s “Gilded Age,” comes alive in Justin Kaplan’s extraordinary brilliant immediacy, Mr.

Clemens and Mark Twain brings to life a towering literary figure whose dual persona symbolized the emerging American conflict between down-to-earth morality and freewheeling ambition.3/5(3).

Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and of Walt Whitman: A Life, which won the American Book Award.

He is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife, novelist Anne Bernays.3/5(3).

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