A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Paperback)

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    M. Thomas Inge is Robert Emory Blackwell Professor of the Humanities at Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia. He has received awards from the American Humor Studies Association and the Mark Twain Circle for his contribution to the study of American humour and Mark Twain.
    When A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court was published in 1889, Mark Twain was undergoing a series of personal and professional crises. In his Introduction, M. Thomas Inge shows how what began as a literary burlesque of British chivalry and culture developed to tragedy and into a novel that remains a major literary and cultural text for generations of new readers. This edition reproduces a number of the original drawings by Dan Beard, of whom Twain said "He not only illustrates the text but he illustrates my thoughts."

    About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


    ISBN 9780199540587
    Genre FICTION / Classics
    Format Paperback
    Pages 360
    Publisher Date 2008-06-15 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 7.5 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.6 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Oxford World's Classics
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Twain, Mark

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