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Mark Twain goes back to Vassar

Simpson, Alan

Mark Twain goes back to Vassar

an introduction to the Jean Webster McKinney family papers

by Simpson, Alan

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Published by Vassar College in [Poughkeepsie, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • Poughkeepsie
    • Subjects:
    • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.,
    • Webster, Jean, 1876-1916 -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.,
    • Vassar College. Library -- Catalogs.,
    • Manuscripts, American -- New York (State) -- Poughkeepsie -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alan Simpson ; published for the dedication of the Francis Fitz Randolph Rare Book Room in the Helen D. Lockwood Library.
      ContributionsVassar College. Library.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1336 .S5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4290345M
      LC Control Number78317659

      Harry L. Katz's book, Mark Twain's America, gives a fascinating inside glimpse into the writer using rare illustrations, vintage photographs, maps, and picked 10 of Twain's best books. Mark Twain would have been amused by the publication of his newest book, "Who Is Mark Twain?" a collection of 24 previously unpublished stories and essays that officially goes on sale Tuesday.

        If you own a copy of this famous Mark Twain book with a typo, you could be sitting on $, be found in the original edition of 'The Adventures of Author: Emily Rella.   When Mark Twain opened his mouth, strange things came tumbling out. Things like hoaxes, jokes, yarns, obscenities, and non sequiturs. He had a Author: Ben Tarnoff.

      This was Mark Twain's favorite of his books. It's a fictional transcript from Joan of Arc's personal secretary that Twain claims to have "found." Twain believed it was the best book he ever wrote, an opinion that critics have tended not to share. Perhaps his reasons for liking the story were more personal—he based the character of Joan on his.   In the new issue of the Mark Twain Journal, a rare book dealer presents his discovery of an magazine sketch that offers the first fact-based theory on “Mark Twain”; it suggests Clemens.


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While not every single piece of written work was infused with humor, many were, ranging from Author: Marcelina Morfin.Even as an undergraduate, Susan Donahue Kuretsky ’63 put Vassar’s art collection to good use. Following the acquisition of Dutch artist Daniel Vosmaer’s painting View of a Dutch Village (c.

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