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The Resource Critical companion to Mark Twain : a literary reference to his life and work, R. Kent Rasmussen ; with critical commentary by John H. Davis and Alex Feerst

Critical companion to Mark Twain : a literary reference to his life and work, R. Kent Rasmussen ; with critical commentary by John H. Davis and Alex Feerst

Label
Critical companion to Mark Twain : a literary reference to his life and work
Title
Critical companion to Mark Twain
Title remainder
a literary reference to his life and work
Statement of responsibility
R. Kent Rasmussen ; with critical commentary by John H. Davis and Alex Feerst
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The creator of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain has long been regarded as the quintessential American writer. Critical Companion to Mark Twain, an updated and expanded edition of the award-winning Mark Twain A to Z, is the essential reference to Mark Twain's life and writings. All new to this two-volume edition are more than 30 extensive critical analyses on Mark Twain's most important works and a concise biography of Mark Twain. In addition, there are more than 350 completely new entries, several new appendixes and maps, and more than 100 new illustrations. Original entries have been updated and expanded to incorporate more details and to account for new developments in the field of Mark Twain studies. With more than 150,000 words of new material and a new, student-friendly structure, Critical Companion to Mark Twain is the essential reference for students, librarians, scholars, and fans of Mark Twain. Coverage includes: A concise but comprehensive biography of Mark Twain; Detailed synopses of, and critical commentaries on, all of Mark Twain's major works; Discussions of all the characters and places in Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer and major characters and fictional places in other works; Entries on family, friends, contemporaries, places, publishers, topics, and more; Appendixes, including a glossary of terms used by Mark Twain, a chronology, a bibliography, and much more. - Publisher
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rasmussen, R. Kent
Dewey number
818/.409
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1330
LC item number
.R37 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rasmussen, R. Kent
Series statement
Facts on File library of American literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Authors, American
Label
Critical companion to Mark Twain : a literary reference to his life and work, R. Kent Rasmussen ; with critical commentary by John H. Davis and Alex Feerst
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Revised edition of: Mark Twain A to Z. 1995
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 1012-1031) and index
  • "Mediagraphy": pages 1052-1055
  • "Books by Mark Twain": pages 1001-1011
  • Includes filmography: pages 1037-1051
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Part I : Biography ; Part II : Works A-Z -- v. 2. Part III : Related people, places, and topics ; Part IV : Appendices
Control code
ocm54615925
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Expanded ed.
Extent
2 volumes (xvii, 1140 pages)
Isbn
9780816053988
Lccn
2004046910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • BRP
  • MTR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)54615925
Label
Critical companion to Mark Twain : a literary reference to his life and work, R. Kent Rasmussen ; with critical commentary by John H. Davis and Alex Feerst
Publication
Note
Revised edition of: Mark Twain A to Z. 1995
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 1012-1031) and index
  • "Mediagraphy": pages 1052-1055
  • "Books by Mark Twain": pages 1001-1011
  • Includes filmography: pages 1037-1051
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Part I : Biography ; Part II : Works A-Z -- v. 2. Part III : Related people, places, and topics ; Part IV : Appendices
Control code
ocm54615925
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Expanded ed.
Extent
2 volumes (xvii, 1140 pages)
Isbn
9780816053988
Lccn
2004046910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • BRP
  • MTR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)54615925

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