Mark Twain A to Z

Mark Twain A to Z : The Essential Reference to the Life and Works

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Mark Twain A to Z features more than 1,200 entries which provide detailed character analyses and plot summaries of all of Twain's works, thousands of precise chapter citations and cross-references to related subjects, and biographies of the people whom he knew and events that affected his life. 130+ illustrations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 177.8 x 248.92 x 38.1mm | 929.86g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195110285
  • 9780195110289

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"Magisterial....Extraordinary....Unprecedented in its reach and scope....A landmark work of scholarship that is also, remarkably, a pleasure to read."--Shelley Fisher Fishkin, general editor of the forthcoming series The Oxford Mark Twain"Provides...thorough coverage of specific works and of both fictional and real people and places. The twenty-one-page index is remarkable for its degree of detail and its precision."--Books Bulletinshow more

About Kent R. Rasmussen

R. Kent Rasmussen is a former associate editor of the Marcus Garvey Papers at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned a Ph.D. in History. He is the author of several acclaimed reference books on Africa, and editor of Mark Twain's Book for Bad Boys and Girls.show more

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