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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain

  • Author: J.R. LeMaster,James D. Wilson
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135881359
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 888
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"A model reference work that can be used with profit and delight by general readers as well as by more advanced students of Twain. Highly recommended." - Library Journal The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain includes more than 700 alphabetically arranged entries that cover a full variety of topics on this major American writer's life, intellectual milieu, literary career, and achievements. Because so much of Twain's travel narratives, essays, letters, sketches, autobiography, journalism and fiction reflect his personal experience, particular attention is given to the delicate relationship between art and life, between artistic interpretations and their factual source. This comprehensive resource includes information on: Twain’s life and times: the author's childhood in Missouri and apprenticeship as a riverboat pilot, early career as a journalist in the West, world travels, friendships with well-known figures, reading and education, family life and career Complete Works: including novels, travel narratives, short stories, sketches, burlesques, and essays Significant characters, places, and landmarks Recurring concerns, themes or concepts: such as humor, language; race, war, religion, politics, imperialism, art and science Twain’s sources and influences. Useful for students, researchers, librarians and teachers, this volume features a chronology, a special appendix section tracking the poet's genealogy, and a thorough index. Each entry also includes a bibliography for further study.

Potsdam, NY

Potsdam, NY

  • Author: Potsdam Public Museum (Potsdam, N.Y.)
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780738536507
  • Category: History
  • Page: 128
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Red sandstone, lumber, paper, cows, and college students feature prominently in Potsdam. With its selection of two hundred stunning photographs, the book records aspects of life in Potsdam from the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s. Located on the Racquette River between the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Mountains, the town is one often that were created in 1787 to promote settlement of New York State. Education has played an important role in Potsdam since 1816, when St. Lawrence Academy opened. The success of the academy led to the establishment in 1866 of a normal school, the forerunner of Potsdam College, with its renowned Crane School of Music.

The Mark Twain Encyclopedia

The Mark Twain Encyclopedia

  • Author: J. R. LeMaster,James Darrell Wilson,Christie Graves Hamric
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN: 9780824072124
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 848
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This reference guide is designed for anyone interested in Samuel L. Clemens. Around 740 entries, arranged alphabetically, are a collection of articles, covering a variety of topics pertaining to this American author's life.--[from preface].

The Journal of Education for Upper Canada

The Journal of Education for Upper Canada

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  • Category: Education
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Children's Literature Review

Children's Literature Review

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  • Category: Children's literature
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Simon Kenton: His Life and Period

Simon Kenton: His Life and Period

1755-1836

  • Author: Edna Kenton
  • Publisher: Ravenio Books
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
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This essential biography contains the following chapters: Introduction I. Kentucky the Strange Land II. Early Life and the Flight From Virginia (1755-1771) III. In Kentucky (1771-1774) IV. Lord Dunmore’s War (1774) V. He Finds the Cane-Lands of Kentucky (1775) VI. Kenton and Clark (1776-1778) VII. His Captivity and Escape (1778-1779) VIII. On Indian Campaigns With Clark (1780-1782) IX. Kenton’s Station (1783-1789) X. His Indian Campaigns (1790-1793) XI. Last Years in Kentucky (1794-1798) XII. Early Days in Ohio (1799-1813) XIII. The Unfortunate Years (1814-1826) XIV. The Latter Years (1827-1836) XV. The Portraits and the Man

School Library Journal

School Library Journal

SLJ.

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  • Category: Children's libraries
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Pushing the Limits

Pushing the Limits

The Story of Canadian Mountaineering

  • Author: Chic Scott
  • Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780921102595
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 440
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This book captures Canada's 200-year mountaineering history, a story that unfolds both in Canada and around the world. Journeying to the summits, the crags and the gyms, from the west coast to Québec, and from the Yukon to the Rockies, Chic introduces his readers to early mountain pioneers and modern-day climbing athletes. An adept storyteller with an obvious passion for his subject, Chic showcases the under-celebrated achievements of Canadian climbers.

The New Yorker

The New Yorker

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  • Category: Literature
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AB Bookman's Weekly

AB Bookman's Weekly

For the Specialist Book World

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  • Category: Antiquarian booksellers
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