Mark Twain's Short Stories by Prof. Harold Bloom
  

Mark Twain's Short Stories

Written by Prof. Harold Bloom
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Synopsis

Mark Twain's Short Stories by Prof. Harold Bloom

Though known for his classic novels centering on young men coming of age, Mark Twain is equally esteemed for his short fiction, which often feature Connecticut Yankees, princes and paupers, and celebrated jumping frogs. Marked by their characteristic blend of humor and homespun insight, these major short fiction stories are discussed in this new volume, as well as other widely read tales such as The Stolen White Elephant, The Second Advent, and The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg. Yale literary scholar Harold Bloom introduces this compilation of critical essays, which features a chronology of this prolific writer's life, a bibliography, and an index for quick reference.

About the Author

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities, Yale University, and Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Professor of English, New York University Graduate Schoo

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
173 pages

Author

Prof. Harold Bloom
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Publisher

Checkmark Books an imprint of Facts On File Inc

Publication date

15th September 2011

ISBN

9781604132748


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