Who is Mark Twain?

  • (noun): United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910).
    Synonyms: Clemens, Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."

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Steamboats Of The Mississippi - Mark Twain
... Many of the works of Mark Twain deal with or take place near the Mississippi River ... Life on the Mississippi, is in part a history of the river, in part a memoir of Twain's experiences on the river, and a collection of tales that either take place on or are associated with the ... Twain's most famous work, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, is largely a journey down the river ...
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1874) Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov (1880) Robert Louis Stevenson's Markheim (1885) Mark Twain's A Pen Warmed Up in Hell (1889) Joris-Karl Huysmans's Là-bas (1891 ...
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Mark Twain, St. Louis - Demographics
... In 2010 Mark Twain's racial makeup was 97.8% Black, 1.0% White, 0.2% Native American, and 0.9% Two or More Races ...
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    It is easier to stay out than get out.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    What do you think of the human mind? I mean, in case you think there is a human mind.
    —Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    Nobody can misunderstand a boy like his own mother.... Mothers at present can bring children into the world, but this performance is apt to mark the end of their capacities. They can’t even attend to the elementary animal requirements of their offspring. It is quite surprising how many children survive in spite of their mothers.
    Norman Douglas (1868–1952)