9780393951370

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Norton Critical Editions)

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    9780393951370

  • ISBN10:

    0393951375

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 1982-03-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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Summary

This edition of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court reprints the text of the first American edition, approved by Clemens and published by his own company.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
The Text of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court 1(452)
Contents of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
2(2)
Author's Preface
4(257)
Backgrounds and Sources
King Arthur
261(1)
[The Total Eclipse]
262(2)
Washington Irving
[The Ascetic Saints]
264(2)
W. E. H. Lecky
[The King's Touch]
266(2)
W. E. H. Lecky
[Financing the Mansion House]
268(3)
W. E. H. Lecky
Composition and Publication
The Author and The Novel
271(1)
The ``Tournament'' in A.D. 1870
271(2)
Samuel L. Clemens
The Great Revolution in Pitcairn
273(9)
Samuel L. Clemens
Legend of the ``Spectacular Ruin''
282(2)
Samuel L. Clemens
The New Dynasty
284(5)
Samuel L. Clemens
To Mrs. Jervis Langdon
289(1)
Samuel L. Clemens
To Mrs. Cincinnatus A. Taft
290(1)
Samuel L. Clemens
[Buying a Copy of Morte d'Arthur]
290(1)
George Washington Cable
From Mark Twain's Notebooks & Journals
291(2)
Samuel L. Clemens
From the New York Sun and the New York Herald • [The 1886 Reading at Governor's Island]
293(3)
Letters about A Connecticut Yankee
296(8)
Samuel L. Clemens
From The Autobiography of Mark Twain
304(1)
Samuel L. Clemens
[A Rejected Preface]
305(2)
Samuel L. Clemens
The Dan Beard Illustrations
307(1)
[Making the Illustration for A Connecticut Yankee
307(2)
Daniel Carter Beard
[The Character of the Yankee]
309(1)
Daniel Carter Beard
To Dan Beard
309(1)
Samuel L. Clemens
To a Reader
310(1)
Samuel L. Clemens
[Beard's Illustrations]
310(3)
Henry Nash Smith
The English Edition
313(1)
[Clemens, Chatto, and the English Edition]
313(8)
Dennis Welland
Criticism
Early Views
321(1)
[Nothing More Delicious]
321(3)
Sylvester Baxter
[His Wonder-Story]
324(4)
William Dean Howells
From the London Daily Telegraph • [King Arthur or Jay Gould?]
328(3)
Mark Twain's New Book: A Satirical Attack on English Institutions
331(3)
William T. Stead
From the Boston Literary World • [This Melancholy Product of the American Mind]
334(2)
[He Has Not the Knowledge]
336(1)
Andrew Lang
[The Yankee Animal]
336(1)
Rudyard Kipling
[A Bull in the China-Shop of Ideas]
336(1)
Charles Whibley
[His Literary Worst and Best]
337(4)
Albert Bigelow Paine
Recent Criticism
[So Much Divine Comedy]
341(1)
John B. Hoben
[The Composition of A Connecticut Yankee]
342(19)
Howard G. Baetzhold
Revision and Intention in Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee
361(7)
James D. Williams
The Use of History in Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee
368(15)
James D. Williams
The Volcano
383(7)
Kenneth S. Lynn
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court: The Machinery of Self-Preservation
390(11)
James M. Cox
Uncle Sam
401(8)
Louis J. Budd
The Ideas in a Dream
409(8)
Henry Nash Smith
Epoch-Eclipse and Apocalypse: Special ``Effects'' in A Connecticut Yankee
417(17)
David Ketterer
The Meaning of A Connecticut Yankee
434(19)
Everett Carter
Selected Bibliography 453

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