By: Twain, Mark; Inge, M. Thomas
Oxford University Press: 1998
Seller ID: 2277101
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Near Fine
Pages very faintly toned. 1998 Trade Paperback. xxv, 360 pp. When A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court was published in 1889, Mark Twain was undergoing a series of personal and professional crises. In his Introduction, M. Thomas Inge shows how what began as a literary burlesque of British chivalry and culture developed to tragedy and into a novel that remains a major literary and cultural text for generations of new readers. This edition reproduces a number of the original drawings by Dan Beard, of whom Twain said He not only illustrates the text but he illustrates my thoughts. View More...