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The Resource A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, composition and publication, criticism, Samuel Langhorne Clemens ; edited by Allison R. Ensor

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, composition and publication, criticism, Samuel Langhorne Clemens ; edited by Allison R. Ensor

Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, composition and publication, criticism
Title
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
Title remainder
an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, composition and publication, criticism
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Langhorne Clemens ; edited by Allison R. Ensor
Title variation
  • Kid in King Arthur's Court
  • Black knight
  • Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A blow on the head transports a Yankee to 528 A.D. where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom by organizing a school system, constructing telephone lines, and inventing the printing press
Member of
Summary
This satirical novel tells the story of Hank Morgan, the quintessential self-reliant New Englander, who brings to King Arthur's Age of Chivalry the "great and beneficent" miracles of nineteenth-century engineering and Yankee ingenuity
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060003
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
813/.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1308.A2
LC item number
E57 1982
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ensor, Allison
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Norton critical edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Arthurian romances
  • Medievalism
  • Middle Ages in literature
  • Americans
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, composition and publication, criticism, Samuel Langhorne Clemens ; edited by Allison R. Ensor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-455)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
6196668
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 455 pages
Isbn
9780393951370
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
80013771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, composition and publication, criticism, Samuel Langhorne Clemens ; edited by Allison R. Ensor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-455)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
6196668
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 455 pages
Isbn
9780393951370
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
80013771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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