Autobiographical Writings (Penguin Classics)

Autobiographical Writings (Penguin Classics)

Mark Twain, R. Kent Rasmussen

An intimate examine Mark Twain that purely he himself may supply, edited through hugely revered Twain student R. Kent Rasmussen

A must-have for all enthusiasts of Mark Twain, this feature of his autobiographical writings opens a unprecedented window onto the writer’s lifestyles, quite his early years. Born on November 30, 1835, in Florida, Missouri, Samuel Langhorne Clemens first used the pseudonym Mark Twain whereas a journalist in Nevada in 1863. while his first significant book, The Innocents Abroad, seemed six years later, he started what might turn into probably the most celebrated and influential careers in American letters. Autobiographical Writings will support readers understand the writer in detail and take pleasure in why, a century after his dying, he continues to be so important and appealing.

For greater than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better via introductions and notes by means of uncommon students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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