The Resource A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court, Mark Twain ; original illustrations by Daniel Carter Beard ; edited by Bernard L. Stein, (electronic resource)

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court, Mark Twain ; original illustrations by Daniel Carter Beard ; edited by Bernard L. Stein, (electronic resource)

Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
Title
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain ; original illustrations by Daniel Carter Beard ; edited by Bernard L. Stein
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A Connecticut Yankee is Mark Twain's most ambitious work, a tour de force with a science-fiction plot told in the racy slang of a Hartford workingman, sparkling with literary hijinks as well as social and political satire. Mark Twain characterized his novel as ""one vast sardonic laugh at the trivialities, the servilities of our poor human race."" The Yankee, suddenly transported from his native nineteenth-century America to the sleepy sixth-century Britain of King Arthur and the Round Table, vows brashly to ""boss the whole country inside of three weeks."" And so he does. Emerging as "
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
  • 813.4
  • 823.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS1308.A2
LC item number
S73 2011
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1850-1941
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  • Bancroft Library
  • Beard, Daniel Carter
  • Stein, Bernard L
Series statement
Mark Twain library
Series volume
4]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arthur
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Americans
  • Arthurian romances
  • Time travel
  • Great Britain
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court, Mark Twain ; original illustrations by Daniel Carter Beard ; edited by Bernard L. Stein, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: 1983
  • "A publication of the Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Forward; 1 Camelot; 2 King Arthur's Court; 3 Knights of the Table Round; 4 Sir Dinadan the Humorist; 5 An Inspriration; 6 The Eclipse; 7 Merlin's Tower; 8 The Boss; 9 The Tournament; 10 Beginnings of Civilization; 11 The Yankee in Search of Adventures; 12 Slow Torture; 13 Freemen!; 14 ""Defend Thee, Lord!""; 15 Sandy's Tale; 16 Morgan le Fay; 17 A Royal Banquet; 18 In the Queen's Dungeons; 19 Knight-Errantry as a Trade; 20 The Ogre's Castle; 21 The Pilgrims; 22 The Holy Fountain; 23 Restoration of the Fountain; 24 A Rival Magician; 25 A Competitive Examination
  • 26 The First Newspaper 27 The Yankee and the King Travel Incognito; 28 Drilling the King; 29 The Small-Pox Hut; 30 The Tragedy of the Manor House; 31 Marco; 32 Dowley's Humilation; 33 Sixth-Century Political Economy; 34 The Yankee and the King Sold as Slaves; 35 A Pitiful Incident; 36 An Encounter in the Dark; 37 An Awful Predicament; 38 Sir Launcelot and Knights to the Rescue; 39 The Yankee's Fight with the Knights; 40 Three Years Later; 41 The Interdict; 42 War!; 43 The Battle of the Sand-Belt; 44 A Postscript by Clarence; References; Explanatory Notes; Note on the Text
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (504 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283283861
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000049369
  • (EBL)776371
  • (OCoLC)755415620
  • (SSID)ssj0001418613
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11881284
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001418613
  • (PQKBWorkID)11387084
  • (PQKB)11069572
  • (SSID)ssj0000633661
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11451906
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000633661
  • (PQKBWorkID)10621040
  • (PQKB)11368605
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC776371
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000049369
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court, Mark Twain ; original illustrations by Daniel Carter Beard ; edited by Bernard L. Stein, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: 1983
  • "A publication of the Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Forward; 1 Camelot; 2 King Arthur's Court; 3 Knights of the Table Round; 4 Sir Dinadan the Humorist; 5 An Inspriration; 6 The Eclipse; 7 Merlin's Tower; 8 The Boss; 9 The Tournament; 10 Beginnings of Civilization; 11 The Yankee in Search of Adventures; 12 Slow Torture; 13 Freemen!; 14 ""Defend Thee, Lord!""; 15 Sandy's Tale; 16 Morgan le Fay; 17 A Royal Banquet; 18 In the Queen's Dungeons; 19 Knight-Errantry as a Trade; 20 The Ogre's Castle; 21 The Pilgrims; 22 The Holy Fountain; 23 Restoration of the Fountain; 24 A Rival Magician; 25 A Competitive Examination
  • 26 The First Newspaper 27 The Yankee and the King Travel Incognito; 28 Drilling the King; 29 The Small-Pox Hut; 30 The Tragedy of the Manor House; 31 Marco; 32 Dowley's Humilation; 33 Sixth-Century Political Economy; 34 The Yankee and the King Sold as Slaves; 35 A Pitiful Incident; 36 An Encounter in the Dark; 37 An Awful Predicament; 38 Sir Launcelot and Knights to the Rescue; 39 The Yankee's Fight with the Knights; 40 Three Years Later; 41 The Interdict; 42 War!; 43 The Battle of the Sand-Belt; 44 A Postscript by Clarence; References; Explanatory Notes; Note on the Text
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (504 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283283861
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000049369
  • (EBL)776371
  • (OCoLC)755415620
  • (SSID)ssj0001418613
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11881284
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001418613
  • (PQKBWorkID)11387084
  • (PQKB)11069572
  • (SSID)ssj0000633661
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11451906
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000633661
  • (PQKBWorkID)10621040
  • (PQKB)11368605
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC776371
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000049369

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