Mark Twain

Mark Twain
United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author, ↑humorist, ↑humourist

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Mark Twain [Mark Twain]
(1835–1910) the leading US humorous writer of the 19th century. His real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He is best known for the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), but he also wrote travel books and essays, many of them based on his experiences of life on the ↑Mississippi River. His other books include the historical novels The Prince and the Pauper (1882) and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889), and Life on the Mississippi (1889), an account of his early life.
See also Finn, See also Sawyer Put all your eggs in one basket and WATCH THAT BASKET. Mark Twain

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  • Mark Twain — im Alter von 72 Jahren Samuel Langhorne Clemens (* 30. November 1835 in Florida, Missouri; † 21. April 1910 in Redding, Connecticut) – besser bekannt unter seinem Pseudonym Mark Twain – war ein amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Mark Twain ist vo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mark Twain —   [ mɑːk tweɪn], eigentlich Samuel Langhorne Clemens [ klemənz], amerikanischer Schriftsteller, * Florida (Missouri) 30. 11. 1835, ✝ Redding (Connecticut) 21. 4. 1910; wuchs in Hannibal (Missouri) am Mississippi auf, arbeitete früh als… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mark Twain — (izg. mȃrk tvéin) (pravo ime Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835 1910) DEFINICIJA prvi tipično američki književnik, jedan od najvećih humorista svjetske književnosti; glavna djela Pustolovine Toma Sawyera i Pustolovine Huckleberryja Finna popularna… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Mark Twain — Mark Twain, Schriftsteller, s. Clemens 2) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mark Twain — (spr. twehn), Schriftstellername des amerik. Humoristen Samuel Langhorne Clemens, geb. 30. Nov. 1835 in Florida (Missouri), 1851 Lotse auf dem Mississippi, seit 1862 Journalist, lebt in Neuyork; schrieb: »The celebrated jumping frog« (1867),… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mark Twain — Mark Twain, photo by A. F. Bradley New York, 1907 Born …   Wikipedia

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  • Mark Twain — « Twain » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Twain (homonymie). Mark Twain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mark Twain — Samuel Langhorne Clemens (30 de noviembre de 1835 21 de abril de 1910), mejor conocido por su pseudónimo literario Mark Twain, fue un humorista, escritor famoso y popular de los Estados Unidos. Nació en Florida (Missouri) el 30 de noviembre de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mark Twain in popular culture — Mark Twain has appeared in popular culture as a character in books, films and comics: The 1944 biographical film of his life, The Adventures of Mark Twain, featured Fredric March as Clemens and Alexis Smith as his wife Olivia. Broadway,… …   Wikipedia

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