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The innocents abroad, Mark Twain ; edited and with an introduction by Tom Quirk and notes by Guy Cardwell

Label
The innocents abroad
Title
The innocents abroad
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain ; edited and with an introduction by Tom Quirk and notes by Guy Cardwell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Based on letters Twain wrote from Europe to newspapers in San Francisco and New York as a roving correspondant, this book is a burlesque of the sentimental travel boks popular in the mid 19th century.
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1835-1910
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Twain, Mark
Dewey number
  • 818.403
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1312
LC item number
.A1 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1946-
  • 1905-
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  • Quirk, Tom
  • Cardwell, Guy
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Travel & holiday
  • Classic fiction
  • Classic travel writing
  • Anthologies: general
  • Fiction: general & literary
  • Historical fiction
  • Travel writing
  • Middle East
  • Europe
Summary expansion
Based on letters Twain wrote from Europe to newspapers in San Francisco and New York as a roving correspondent, THE INNOCENTS ABROAD (1869) is a burlesque of the sentimental travel books popular in the mid-nineteenth century. Twain's perspective was fresh and irreverent: tour guides, he writes, 'interrupt every dream, every pleasant train of thought, with their tiresome cackling' and the saints on the Cathedral of Notre Dame are 'battered and broken-nosed old fellows'. As unimpressed by American manners as he is by European attitudes, Twain concludes that 'human nature is very much the same all over the world'
Label
The innocents abroad, Mark Twain ; edited and with an introduction by Tom Quirk and notes by Guy Cardwell
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xli-xlii)
Control code
BDZ0005180338
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xliii, 214 p.
Isbn
9780142437087
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002019070
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(DLC)2002019070
Label
The innocents abroad, Mark Twain ; edited and with an introduction by Tom Quirk and notes by Guy Cardwell
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xli-xlii)
Control code
BDZ0005180338
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xliii, 214 p.
Isbn
9780142437087
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002019070
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(DLC)2002019070

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