1601 ; and, Is Shakespeare dead?

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Oxford University Press, 1996 - Fiction - 178 pages
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Far from the most essential Twain. '1601' is a brief attempt at Elizabethan-era pornography. 'Is Shakespeare Dead?' is a treatise on how Shakespeare could not have written Shakespeare's plays. This ... Read full review

Contents

Editors Note
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Introduction erica jong
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Is Shakespeare Dead?from My Autobiography
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Copyright

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born on November 30, 1835,

Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born on November 30, 1835, in the village of Florida, Missouri. He attended the ordinarin the village of Florida, Missouri. He attended the ordinary western common school until he was twelve, the last of hisy western common school until he was twelve, the last of his formal schooling. In a span of fifteen years he was success formal schooling. In a span of fifteen years he was successively a typesetter, a steamboat pilot, a soldier for three wively a typesetter, a steamboat pilot, a soldier for three weeks, a silver miner, a newspaper reporter, and a bohemian ieeks, a silver miner, a newspaper reporter, and a bohemian in San Francisco known as "Mark Twain." But in 1865, deeply in San Francisco known as "Mark Twain." But in 1865, deeply in debt, he acknowledged a talent for "literature, of a low on debt, he acknowledged a talent for "literature, of a low order, i.e., humorous." In the next forty years, he publishedrder, i.e., humorous." In the next forty years, he published more than a dozen books and hundreds of shorter works, incl more than a dozen books and hundreds of shorter works, including his masterpiece, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". uding his masterpiece, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn".