About Mark Twain

Works Online

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur`s Court
A Horse`s Tale
A Tramp Abroad
A True Story, Repeated Word for Word, As I Heard It.
An Encounter With An Interviewer
Chapters from my Autobiography
Concerning The Jews
Extract from Captain Stormfield`s Visit to Heaven
Fenimore Cooper`s Literary Offenses
Innocents Abroad
Life on the Mississippi
Merry Tales
My Watch
On the Decay of the Art of Lying
Political Economy
The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer`s Comrade)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Bridge-Builders
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches
The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg
The Mysterious Stranger - A Romance
The Prince and the Pauper
The Tragedy of Pudd`nhead Wilson
Tom Sawyer Abroad
Tom Sawyer, Detective
What is Man? And Other Essays Of Mark Twain

Additional Resources

Mark Twain, A Biography
   by Albert Bigelow Paine

My Mark Twain
   by William Dean Howells


11/30/1835 Born to John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemens, in the frontier hamlet of Florida, Missouri. Named Samuel Langhorne Clemens. The most auspicious element in the child`s birth was the presence of Halley`s Comet in the sky.

1861 Served as a soldier in the Confederate Army

1863 Began signing his pseudonym "Mark Twain"

1865 The Celebrating Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

1870 Married Oliva Langdon

1876 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

1880 A Tramp Aboard

1882 The Prince and the Pauper

1884 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

1888 Received from Yale College the degree of Master of Arts

1889 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur`s Court

1892 The American Claimant

1894 Tom Sawyer Abroad

1894 The Tragedy of Pudd`nhead Wilson

1896 Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

1896 Tom Sawyer, Detective

1899 The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

1901 Yale College - Doctrine of Literature

1907 Came the crowning honor - Oxford tendered him the doctor`s robe

04/21/1910 Passed Away

Resources On The Web

Mark Twain and Spinoza - A Spinozistic Commentary on Mark Twain's "What is Man?"




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