Mark Twain

Standard Name: Twain, Mark
Used Form: Samuel Langhorn Clemens

Connections

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Dedications Marjorie Bowen
MB dedicated The Glen o' Weeping, her third historical novel, to Mark Twain , in gratitude for his support of her first book, The Viper of Milan.
Johnson, George M., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 153. Gale Research, 1995.
153: 45
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
78 (10 May 1907): 151
Education Jan Morris
Morris's mother, who liked to have several books in different languages on the go at the same time, taught eclectic reading to her child. Both Lewis CarrollAlice in Wonderland and Mark TwainHuckleberry Finn made a great impression...
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Richardson
Odle illustrated editions of Voltaire 's Candide, Swift 's Gulliver's Travels, Wilde 's The Sphinx, and Twain 's 1601, among others; his images also appeared in such periodicals as The Gypsy...
Friends, Associates May Sinclair
On this tour she met both with President Theodore Roosevelt and with Mark Twain .
Zegger, Hrisey Dimitrakis. May Sinclair. Twayne, 1976.
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Friends, Associates Harriet Beecher Stowe
It was before he became famous as Mark Twain that Clemens became Stowe's neighbour on Forest Street, Hartford.
Friends, Associates Elinor Glyn
In the USAEG met Mark Twain , whom she thought the wittiest creature imaginable.
Glyn, Elinor. Romantic Adventure. E. P. Dutton, 1937.
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Intertextuality and Influence Rebecca Harding Davis
Jean Pfaelzer has admired its world of complex moral choices.
Pfaelzer, Jean. Parlor Radical: Rebecca Harding Davis and the Origins of American Social Realism. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996.
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As an ambitious but weak man who is easily tempted by social pressures,Pfaelzer argues that Andross prefigures characters such as William Dean Howells
Literary responses Marjorie Bowen
Critically, the book was very well received. Edward Wagenknecht in the New York Times Book Review enthused over MB 's settings, calling her a genius in the creation of atmosphere,
Johnson, George M., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 153. Gale Research, 1995.
153: 45
and stated that...
Literary responses Amanda McKittrick Ros
Other commentators, such as Mark Twain and Aldous Huxley , however, valued the uniqueness of her style. Twain found her enchanting. Huxley cited her as highly prized by her readers,
Ros, Amanda McKittrick. “Introduction”. Thine in Storm and Calm, edited by Frank Ormsby, Blackstaff Press, 1988, pp. 1 - 22.
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and wrote of...
Literary responses Marjorie Bowen
MB was admired in her own day by others who prided themselves on the popular touch in their writing: Mark Twain , Walter de la Mare , Compton Mackenzie , and Hugh Walpole , who...
Literary responses Elinor Glyn
EG 's close friend Lady Warwick , when shown the finished manuscript of this book, warned EG not to publish it, or she would tarnish or ruin her reputation.
Glyn, Anthony. Elinor Glyn. Hutchinson, 1968.
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Hardwick, Joan. Addicted to Romance: The Life and Adventures of Elinor Glyn. Andre Deutsch, 1994.
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Indeed, the novel did...
Literary responses Sarah Grand
Feminists, social reformers, and literary men, such as Mark Twain , George Meredith , and George Bernard Shaw , greeted this novel with excitement and appreciation.
Mitchell, Sally, and Sarah Grand. “Introduction”. The Beth Book, Thoemmes, 1994, p. v - xxiv.
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SG wrote a caustic letter to the Daily...
Literary responses Augusta Gregory
The collection was widely admired when it first appeared in print. Yeats praised it in his preface as the best book that has come out of Ireland in my time
McDiarmid, Lucy, Maureen Waters, and Augusta Gregory. “Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography”. Selected Writings, Penguin, 1995, pp. xi - xliv, 525.
xxviii
and used it as...
Literary responses Sarah Orne Jewett
Willa Cather , in her preface to a collection of SOJ 's Best Stories (1925), reflected a common critical perception in suggesting that Jewett would go down in literary history as a regional writer: the...
Literary responses L. M. Montgomery
The novel had six editions before November 1908; its instant success brought sometimes unwanted celebrity to the author. She was pleased, however, to receive an admiring letter from Mark Twain . Many of the reviews...

Timeline

30 November 1835
Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorn Clemens in Florida, USA.
20 July 1869
In the USA, Mark Twain published The Innocents Abroad, condensed from newspaper articles he had written two years earlier on a trip to Europe and the Holy Land.
1 March 1873
Christopher Latham Sholes of the USA signed a contract with E. Remington and Sons of New York to produce portable typewriters.
June 1876
Mark Twain published The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
1882
The Society for Psychical Research was founded with the purpose of conducting objective scientific research into supernatural phenomena such as clairvoyance, telepathy, and mediumship.
4 December 1884
Mark Twain published, not in the USA but at London, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
21 April 1910
Mark Twain (or Samuel Langhorn Clemens ) died in Redding, Connecticut.