Mark Twain Term Paper by hicaliber

Mark Twain
A biography of the life of American novelist Mark Twain.
# 94086 | 1,085 words | 6 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 20, 2007 in Literature (American) , English (General)

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This paper takes a look at the life of Mark Twain who was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens on Nov. 30, 1835. It discusses how childhood experiences spawned in Clemens the fascination with social allegory, discordant and contoured cultural fabric, and river life community that would personify the mystique of Mark Twain for years to come.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Ferguson, De Lancey. "Mark Twain's Genius and Ineptitude." The South Central Bulletin. Vol. 4,No. 1. (Feb., 1944.)
  • Howard, Todd. Mark Twain. San Diengo: Greenhaven Press, 2001.
  • LeMaster, J.R. and Wilson, James D. The Mark Twain Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1993.
  • The Mark Twain House & Museum. The Mark Twain House Online. Available online:
  • Twain, Mark. Life on the Mississippi. Boston: J.R. Osgood and Co., 1883.

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