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The Resource A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ; afterword, Louis J. Budd

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ; afterword, Louis J. Budd

Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Title
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ; afterword, Louis J. Budd
Title variation
  • Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Yankee at the court of King Arthur
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hank Morgan of Hartford, Connecticut, inadvertently travels back in time to sixteenth-century England where he tries to introduce modern technology and political ideas
Member of
Summary
This satirical novel tells the story of Hank Morgan, the quintessential self-reliant New Englander, who brings to King Arthur's Age of Chivalry the "great and beneficent" miracles of nineteenth-century engineering and Yankee ingenuity
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060003
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
813/.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1308
LC item number
.A1 1996
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Oxford Mark Twain
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Kings and rulers
  • Britons
  • Americans
  • Britons
  • Kings and rulers
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Great Britain
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Americans
  • Arthurian romances
  • Time travel
  • Historical fiction
  • Fantasy fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ; afterword, Louis J. Budd
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as Yankee at the court of King Arthur in 1889 by Charles L. Webster and Company, New York
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34471278
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 575, 36, pages
Isbn
9780199733491
Lccn
96016586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)34471278
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ; afterword, Louis J. Budd
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published as Yankee at the court of King Arthur in 1889 by Charles L. Webster and Company, New York
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34471278
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 575, 36, pages
Isbn
9780199733491
Lccn
96016586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)34471278

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