Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known to the world as Mark Twain, is widely regarded as one of America’s finest novelists, providing wit and humor with such works as Tom Sawyer and the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 520 more words
Twainomania! Twain-o-rama! Mark Twain Revival! Get on board or you’ll miss the Twain!
With a slight Porky Pig interpolation, that seems to be the noise Oxford’s new Twain set wants to make—in unacknowledged opposition to the quiet hum of the University of California Press’ ongoing Twain Project, which combines (ideally) definitive scholarly editions of both published and unpublished or uncollected work with briefly annotated versions for the general public. 2,092 more words
When I was a little girl, every spring and early summer I would fall asleep to the sound of peep toads. In addition to the peepers, we had many other types of frogs in the area and I would look for them in the local ponds and play with them for a while before setting them free. 1,171 more words