Mark Twain Speaking

Mark Twain Speaking

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Originally published in 1976 and reissued in 2006 after many years out of print, Mark Twain Speaking assembles Twain's lectures, after-dinner speeches, and interviews from 1864 to 1909. Explanatory notes describe occasions, identify personalities, and discuss techniques of Twain's oral craftsmanship. A chronology listing date, place, and title of speech or type of engagement completes the collection.Another memorandum reminds him to make a collection of his aquot;profaneaquot; pieces, but nothing came of it. Compared to ... In his able paper he exhausted that subject; he left absolutely nothing more to be said on it. ... Cetewayo, the Zulu hero, remarked that aquot;a jerk in the hand is worth two in the bush. ... Michelangelo said to Pope Julius II, aquot;Self-negation is noble, MARK TWAIN SPEAKING 125 Stomach Club.


Title:Mark Twain Speaking
Author: Paul Fatout
Publisher:University of Iowa Press - 2006-09-01
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