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The Resource Mark Twain-Howells letters : the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910, edited by Henry Nash Smith and William M. Gibson with the assistance of Frederick Anderson

Mark Twain-Howells letters : the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910, edited by Henry Nash Smith and William M. Gibson with the assistance of Frederick Anderson

Label
Mark Twain-Howells letters : the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910
Title
Mark Twain-Howells letters
Title remainder
the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910
Statement of responsibility
edited by Henry Nash Smith and William M. Gibson with the assistance of Frederick Anderson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first comprehensive collection of correspondence between Mark Twain and his editor William D. Howells. The publishing practices and critical attitudes of the period are variously documented here as it showcases the Gilded Age in American writing
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
928.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1331.A3
LC item number
H6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1837-1920
  • 1912-1987
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Howells, William Dean
  • Smith, Henry Nash
  • Gibson, William M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Howells, William Dean
Label
Mark Twain-Howells letters : the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910, edited by Henry Nash Smith and William M. Gibson with the assistance of Frederick Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Volumes have continuous pagination from volume one to volume two
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "Note on editorial practice" (volume 1, pages xxi-xxv) "Calendar of letters": volume 2, pages 883-903. "Index of works by Samuel leaves Clemens and William D. Howells": volume 2, pages 943-948
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • VOLUME 1 CONTENTS: -- Gay years (1869-1874) -- A subtle humorist (1874-1875) -- I wish I had been on that island (1876) -- Give me your plain, square advice (1877-1879) -- A million things I wanted to say (1879-1880) -- An indignant sense of right and wrong (1881-1882) -- A mighty good book (1883-1884)
  • VOLUME 2 CONTENTS: -- A mighty good book (1883-1884), continued -- You are really my only author (1885-1886) -- Theoretical socialists, practical aristocrats (1887-1891) -- Old derelicts (1892-1900) -- Fry me an optimist (1900-1904) -- Talk enough left in us (1905-1910)
Control code
271361
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
2 volumes (xxv, 948 pages)
Lccn
60005397
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, genealogical tables
System control number
(WaOLN)494465
Label
Mark Twain-Howells letters : the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910, edited by Henry Nash Smith and William M. Gibson with the assistance of Frederick Anderson
Publication
Note
Volumes have continuous pagination from volume one to volume two
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "Note on editorial practice" (volume 1, pages xxi-xxv) "Calendar of letters": volume 2, pages 883-903. "Index of works by Samuel leaves Clemens and William D. Howells": volume 2, pages 943-948
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • VOLUME 1 CONTENTS: -- Gay years (1869-1874) -- A subtle humorist (1874-1875) -- I wish I had been on that island (1876) -- Give me your plain, square advice (1877-1879) -- A million things I wanted to say (1879-1880) -- An indignant sense of right and wrong (1881-1882) -- A mighty good book (1883-1884)
  • VOLUME 2 CONTENTS: -- A mighty good book (1883-1884), continued -- You are really my only author (1885-1886) -- Theoretical socialists, practical aristocrats (1887-1891) -- Old derelicts (1892-1900) -- Fry me an optimist (1900-1904) -- Talk enough left in us (1905-1910)
Control code
271361
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
2 volumes (xxv, 948 pages)
Lccn
60005397
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, genealogical tables
System control number
(WaOLN)494465

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