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Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1

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[2010]
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The surprising final chapter of a great American life. When the first volume of Mark Twain's uncensored Autobiography was published in 2010, it was hailed as an essential addition to the shelf of his works and a crucial document for our understanding of the great humorist's life and times. This third and final volume crowns and completes his life's work. Like its companion volumes, it chronicles Twain's inner and outer life through a series of daily dictations that go wherever his fancy leads. Created from March 1907 to December 1909, these dictations present Mark Twain at the end of his life: receiving an honorary degree from Oxford University; railing against Theodore Roosevelt; founding numerous clubs; incredulous at an exhibition of the Holy Grail; credulous about the authorship of Shakespeare's plays; relaxing in Bermuda; observing (and investing in) new technologies. The Autobiography 's ?Closing Words? movingly commemorate his daughter Jean, who died on Christmas Eve 1909. Also included in this volume is the previously unpublished ?Ashcroft-Lyon Manuscript,? Mark Twain's caustic indictment of his ?putrescent pair? of secretaries and the havoc that erupted in his house during their residency. Fitfully published in fragments at intervals throughout the twentieth century, Autobiography of Mark Twain has now been critically reconstructed and made available as it was intended to be read. Fully annotated by the editors of the Mark Twain Project, the complete Autobiography emerges as a landmark publication in American literature. Editors: Benjamin Griffin and Harriet Elinor Smith Associate Editors: Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Amanda Gagel, Sharon K. Goetz, Leslie Diane Myrick, Christopher M. Ohge
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seriesAutobiography of Mark Twain
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1835-1910
19th century
American Literature
Authors, American
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography
Autobiographies
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Literary
Biographies
Biography
Electronic books
English
HUMOR -- General
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General
Languages & Literatures
Literature
Twain, Mark
Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910
title_displayAutobiography of Mark Twain. : Volume 1
title_fullAutobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 1 / Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors, Benjamin Griffin, Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Sharon K. Goetz, Leslie Myrick
Autobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 1 / Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors: Benjamin Griffin, Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Sharon K. Goetz, Leslie Myrick
Autobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 1 / Mark Twain ; Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors, Benjamin Griffin [and 4 others]
Autobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 1 [electronic resource] / Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors, Benjamin Griffin ... [et al.]
Autobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 1 [electronic resource] / editor: Harriet Elinor Smith ; associate editors: Benjamin Griffin, Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Sharon K. Goetz, Leslie Myrick
Autobiography of Mark Twain. Volume 1 [electronic resource] Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
title_shortAutobiography of Mark Twain
title_subVolume 1
topic_facet1835-1910
19th century
American
American Literature
Authors, American
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Biography
English
General
HUMOR
LITERARY CRITICISM
Languages & Literatures
Literary
Literature
Twain, Mark