venerdì 21 aprile 2017

MARK TWAIN

Mark Twain, nasce il 30 Novembre 1835, muore il 21 Aprile 1910.
Scrittore, Umorista, Aforista, Docente statunitense.

Opere ( parziale ) :

Miss Clapp's School, 1864
Doings in Nevada, 1864
Those Blasted Children, 1864
Washoe -- "Information Wanted", 1864
Whereas, 1864
A Touching Story of George Washington's Boyhood, 1864
The Killing of Julius Caesar "Localized", 1864
Lucretia Smith's Soldier, 1864
Advice for Good Little Boys, 1865
Advice for Good Little Girls, 1865
Just "One More Unfortunate", 1865
Real Estate versus Imaginary Possessions, Poetically Considered, 1865
Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog, 1865
"Mark Twain" on the Launch of the Steamer "Capital", 1865
The Pioneers' Ball, 1865
Uncle Lige, 1865
A Rich Epigram, 1865
Macdougall vs. Maguire, 1865
The Christmas Fireside, 1865
Policeman's Presents, 1866
What Have the Police Been Doing?, 1866
The Spiritual Seance, 1866
A New Biography of Washington, 1866
Reflections on the Sabbath, 1866
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Barnum's First Speech in Congress, 1867
Female Suffrage: Views of Mark Twain, 1867
Female Suffrage, 1867
Official Physic, 1867
A Reminiscence of Artemus Ward, 1867
Jim Wolf and the Tom-Cats, 1867
Information Wanted, 1867
The Facts Concerning the Recent Resignation
Woman--an Opinion, 1868
General Washington's Negro Body-Servant
Colloquy Between a Slum Child and a Moral Mentor, 1868
My Late Senatorial Secretaryship
The Story of Mamie Grant, the Child-Missionary, 1868, schizzo
Cannibalism in the Cars
Private Habits of Horace Greeley, 1868
Concerning Gen. Grant's Intentions, 1868
Open Letter to Com. Vanderbilt, 1869
Mr. Beecher and the Clergy, 1869
Personal Habits of the Siamese Twins, 1869
A Day at Niagara
A Fine Old Man, 1869
Journalism in Tennessee
The Last Words of Great Men, 1869
Legend of the Capitoline Venus
Getting My Fortune Told, 1869
Back from "Yurrup", 1869
Innocents Abroad or The New Pilgrim Progress
Viaggio in Terra Santa
An Awful Terrible Medieval Romance
A Mysterious Visit
The Facts in the Great Land-Slide Case, 1870
The New Crime, 1870
A Curious Dream
About Smells, 1870
The Facts in the Great Beef Contract
The Story of the Good Little Boy Who Did Not Prosper
Disgraceful Persecution of a Boy, 1870
Misplaced Confidence, 1870
Our Precious Lunatic, 1870
A Couple of Sad Experiences, 1870
The Judge's "Spirited Woman", 1870
Breaking It Gently, 1870
Post-Mortem Poetry, 1870
Wit-Inspirations of the "Two-Year-Olds", 1870
The Widow's Protest, 1870
Report to the Buffalo Female Academy, 1870
How I Edited an Agricultural Paper Once
The "Tournament" in A.D.
Unburlesquable Things, 1870
The Late Benjamin Franklin
A Memory, 1870
Domestic Missionaries Wanted, 1870
Political Economy
John Chinaman in New York, 1870
The Noble Red Man, 1870
The Approaching Epidemic, 1870
A Royal Compliment, 1870
Science vs. Luck
Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again, 1870
Map of Paris, 1870
Riley--Newspaper Correspondent, 1870
A Reminiscence of the Back Settlements, 1870
A General Reply, 1870
Running for Governor, 1870
Dogberry in Washington, 1870
The Facts in the Case of George Fisher, Deceased, 1871
The Tone-Imparting Committee, 1871
The Danger of Lying in Bed, 1871
One of Mankind's Bores, 1871
The Indignity Put upon the Remains of George Holland by the Rev. Mr. Sabine, 1871
A Substitute for Rulloff, 1871
About Barbers, 1871
A Brace of Brief Lectures on Science, 1871
The Revised Catechism, 1871
The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches
Roughing It
The Story of the Old Ram
Tom Quartz
A Trial
The Trials of Simon Erickson
The Secret of Dr. Livingston's Continued Voluntary Exile, 1872
How I Escaped Being Killed in a Duel, 1872
The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today
Poor Little Stephen Girard, 1873
Foster's Case, 1873
License of the Press, 1873
The Ladies, 1873
Those Annual Bills, 1874
The Temperance Insurrection, 1874
Rogers, 1874
A Curious Pleasure Excursion
A True Story, Repeated Word for Word as I Heard It
The "Jumping Frog."
Experience of the McWilliamses with Membranous Croup
Some Learned Fables for Good Old Boys and Girls
Petition Concerning Copyright, 1875
"Party Cries" in Ireland, 1875
The Curious Republic of Gondour, 1875
Lionizing Murderers (Incoraggiamento agli assassini)
Sketches New and Old
A Literary Nightmare, 1876
The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut
1601. Conversation, as it Was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudor
The Canvasser's Tale
The Oldest Inhabitant--The Weather of New England
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
A True Story and the Recent Carnival of Crime
A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage
Francis Lightfoot Lee, 1877
My Military History, 1877
The Captain's Story, 1877
The Invalid's Story
Whittier Birthday Speech, 1877
Some rambling notes of an idle excursion, 1877
The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton
Farewell Banquet for Bayard Taylor, 1878
About Magnanimous-Incident Literature, 1878
The Great Revolution in Pitcairn
Some Thought on the Science of Onanism, 1879
A Presidential Candidate, 1879
The Babies. As They Comfort Us in Our Sorrows, Let Us Not Forget Them in Our Festivities
The New Postal Barbarism
Postal Matters, 1879
The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton and Other Stories
A Telephonic Conversation, 1880
Reply to a Boston Girl, 1880
Edward Mills and George Benton: A Tale
Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning
"Millions In It", 1880
A Cat Tale, 1880
The Man Who Put Up at Gadsby's
What Stumped the Bluejays
The Prince and the Pauper
A Curious Experience
The Benefit of Judicious Training, 1881
Dinner Speech in Montreal, 1881
Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims, 1881
Etiquette, 1881
Advice to Youth, 1882
The Stolen White Elephant
On the Decay of the Art of Lying, 1882
Concerning the American Language, 1882
Woman--God Bless Her, 1882
The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm
Life on the Mississippi
A Dying Man's Confession
The Professor's Yarn
On Adam, 1883
Why a Statue of Liberty When We Have Adam!, 1883
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Turncoats, 1884
The Character of Man, 1885
On Speech-Making Reform, 1885
The Private History of a Campaign that Failed
The New Dynasty, 1886
Our Children, 1886
Taming the Bicycle, 1886
Letter from the Recording Angel, 1877
Dinner Speech: General Grant's Grammar, 1877
Consistency, 1877
Post-Prandial Oratory, 1877
A Petition to the Queen of England, 1877
American Authors and British Pirates, 1878
A Ghost Story
Yale College Speech, 1889
The Christening Yarn, 1889
To Walt Whitman, 1889
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
On Foreign Critics, 1890
Reply to the Editor of "The Art of Authorship", 1890
An Appeal Against Injudicious Swearing, 1890
Luck
Mental Telegraph
The American Claimant
Merry Tales
Those Extraordinary Twins
The $1.000.000 Bank-Note
The Californian's Tale
Extracts from Adam's Diary, 1893
The Diaries of Adam and Eve
The Esquimau Maiden's Romance
In Defense of Harriet Shelley
Tom Sawyer Abroad
The Tragedy of Pudd'n'head Wilson
Private History of the "Jumping Frog"
Macfarlane, 1894
What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us, 1895
Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences, 1895
Fenimore Cooper's Further Literary Offenses, 1895
How to Tell a Story
Tom Sawyer Detective
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
Man's Place in the Animal World
In Memoriam, 1897
Which Was the Dream?, 1897
Following the Equator
Cecil Rhodes and the Shark
The Joke That Made Ed's Fortune
A Story without an End
A Word of Encouragement for Our Blushing Exiles, 1898
About Play-Acting
From the "London Times" of 1904, 1898
My Platonic Sweetheart
The Great Dark, 1898
Le avventure di un artista defunto
Diplomatic Pay and Clothes
Concerning the Jews
Christian Science and the Book of Mrs. Eddy, 1899
The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg
My First Lie and How I Got Out of It, 1899
The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories
My Boyhood Dreams, 1900
Introducing Winston S. Churchill, 1900
A Salutation-Speech from the Nineteenth Century to the Twentieth, Taken Down in Short-Hand by Mark Twain, 1900
To the Person Sitting in the Darkness
Battle Hymn of the Republic
As Regards Patriotism, 1901
The United States of Lyncherdom, 1901
Edmund Burke on Croker and Tammany, 1901
Two Little Tales
Corn-Pone Opinions, 1901
The Death Disk
Edmund Burke on Croker and Tammany
Does the Race of Man Love a Lord?
The Five Boons of Life
Was It Heaven? Or Hell?
The Dervish and the Offensive Stranger, 1902
The Belated Russian Passport
A Double-Barreled Detective Story
Why Not Abolish It?
Mark Twain, Able Yachtsman, on Why Lipton Failed to Lift the Cup
A Dog's Tale
"Was the World Made for Man?"
Italian Without a Master, 1904
The $30.000 Bequest
Concerning Copyright
Adam's Soliloquy, 1905
The Czar's Soliloquy, 1905
Dr. Loeb's Incredible Discovery, 1905
A Humane Word from Satan, 1905
Christian Citizenship, 1905
King Leopold's Soliloquy, A Defense of His Congo Role
A Helpless Situation, 1905
Overspeeding, 1905
In the Animal's Court, 1905
Eve's Diary
Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians
Eve Speaks, 1905
Seventieth Birthday Dinner Speech, 1905
Old Age, 1905
The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories
The Gorky Incident, 1906
William Dean Howells, 1906
What is Man?, 1906
Hunting the Deceitful Turkey, 1906
What Is Man? and Other Essays
A Horse's Tale
Hunting the Deceitful Turkey
Dinner Speech at Annapolis, 1907
Our Guest, 1907
The Day we celebrate, 1907
Little Nelly tells a story out of her own head, 1907
Extract from Captain Stromfield's visit to Heaven
Christian Science
Little Bessie
The New Planet, 1909
A Fable
Letters from the Earth
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Speeches
Mark Twain's Autobiography (Autobiografia), 2 voll.
Works, 37 voll.
Twain-Howells Letters, 1960
Letters to Mary, 1962
The Forgotten Writings of Mark Twain
Works


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