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A reader's guide to the short stories of Mark Twain, James D. Wilson

Label
A reader's guide to the short stories of Mark Twain
Title
A reader's guide to the short stories of Mark Twain
Statement of responsibility
James D. Wilson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The sixty-five stories chosen for analysis span the length of Twain's career as professional writer, show the diverse range of his genius, and reflect the themes and methods characteristic of his longer, more familiar works
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, James D.
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1338
LC item number
.W5 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Reference publication in literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Short story
  • Humorous stories, American
  • Short story
  • Kurzgeschichte
Label
A reader's guide to the short stories of Mark Twain, James D. Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A Curious experience
  • A Day at Niagra
  • Journalism in Tennessee
  • A Ghost story
  • A Curious dream
  • The Death disk
  • A Dog's tale
  • A Horse's tale
  • A Double-barreled detective story
  • A Dying man's confession
  • Aurelia's unfortunate young man
  • The Professor's yarn
  • A Burning brand
  • Edward Mills and George Benton : a tale
  • The Esquimau maiden's romance
  • Experience of the McWilliames with Membranous Croup
  • Mrs. McWilliams and the lightening
  • The McWilliames and the burglar alarm
  • Extracts from Captain Stormfield's visit to Heaven
  • Extracts from Adam's diary
  • Eve's diary
  • The Belated Russian passport
  • Facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in Connecticut
  • The Facts in the case of the great beef contract
  • How I edited an agricultural paper once
  • The Facts in the great landslide case
  • Buck Fanshaw's funeral
  • A Trial
  • Jim Blaine and his grandfather's ram
  • Dick Baker and his cat
  • The Five boons of life
  • A Fable
  • The Californian's tale
  • Little Bessie
  • The Great revolution in Pitcairn
  • The Invalid's story
  • Jim Baker's blue jay yarn
  • Jim Smiley and his jumping frog
  • Legend of the Capitoline Venus
  • Is he living or is he dead?
  • The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton
  • Luck
  • Two little tales
  • Canibalism in the cars
  • Lucretia Smith's soldier
  • The Man that corrupted Hadleyberg
  • The Man who put up at Gadsby's
  • A Medieval romance
  • The £1,000,000 bank-note
  • Political economy
  • The Second advent
  • The International lightening trust
  • Randall's Jew story
  • Some learned fables for good old boys and girls
  • The Canvasser's tale
  • The Stolen white elephant
  • Story of the bad little boy
  • Story of the good little boy who did not prosper
  • The $30,000 bequest
  • A True story
  • Was it Heaven? Or Hell?
  • You've been a dam fool Mary. You always was!
  • Appendix :
  • Publication history of Mark Twain's short stories
  • Cecil Rhodes and the shark
  • The Joke that made Ed's fortune
  • A Story without end
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 297 pages
Isbn
9780816187218
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86029578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14933030
  • (OCoLC)ocm14933030
Label
A reader's guide to the short stories of Mark Twain, James D. Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A Curious experience
  • A Day at Niagra
  • Journalism in Tennessee
  • A Ghost story
  • A Curious dream
  • The Death disk
  • A Dog's tale
  • A Horse's tale
  • A Double-barreled detective story
  • A Dying man's confession
  • Aurelia's unfortunate young man
  • The Professor's yarn
  • A Burning brand
  • Edward Mills and George Benton : a tale
  • The Esquimau maiden's romance
  • Experience of the McWilliames with Membranous Croup
  • Mrs. McWilliams and the lightening
  • The McWilliames and the burglar alarm
  • Extracts from Captain Stormfield's visit to Heaven
  • Extracts from Adam's diary
  • Eve's diary
  • The Belated Russian passport
  • Facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in Connecticut
  • The Facts in the case of the great beef contract
  • How I edited an agricultural paper once
  • The Facts in the great landslide case
  • Buck Fanshaw's funeral
  • A Trial
  • Jim Blaine and his grandfather's ram
  • Dick Baker and his cat
  • The Five boons of life
  • A Fable
  • The Californian's tale
  • Little Bessie
  • The Great revolution in Pitcairn
  • The Invalid's story
  • Jim Baker's blue jay yarn
  • Jim Smiley and his jumping frog
  • Legend of the Capitoline Venus
  • Is he living or is he dead?
  • The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton
  • Luck
  • Two little tales
  • Canibalism in the cars
  • Lucretia Smith's soldier
  • The Man that corrupted Hadleyberg
  • The Man who put up at Gadsby's
  • A Medieval romance
  • The £1,000,000 bank-note
  • Political economy
  • The Second advent
  • The International lightening trust
  • Randall's Jew story
  • Some learned fables for good old boys and girls
  • The Canvasser's tale
  • The Stolen white elephant
  • Story of the bad little boy
  • Story of the good little boy who did not prosper
  • The $30,000 bequest
  • A True story
  • Was it Heaven? Or Hell?
  • You've been a dam fool Mary. You always was!
  • Appendix :
  • Publication history of Mark Twain's short stories
  • Cecil Rhodes and the shark
  • The Joke that made Ed's fortune
  • A Story without end
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 297 pages
Isbn
9780816187218
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86029578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14933030
  • (OCoLC)ocm14933030

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