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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain

Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Title
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain
Title variation
  • Kid in King Arthur's Court
  • Black knight
  • Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060003
Cataloging source
VBM
Dewey number
813/.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1308
LC item number
.A1 1981
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A witty tale about a 19th century New Englander who travels back to King Arthur's realm. The absurdities of both time periods are humorously revealed
Contents
Word of explanation -- Camelot -- King Arthur's court -- Knights of the table round -- Sir Dinadan the humorist -- Inspiration -- Eclipse -- Merlin's tower -- Boss -- Tournament -- Beginnings of civilization -- Yankee in search of adventure -- Slow torture -- Freemen! -- "Defend Thee, lord!" -- Sandy's tale -- Morgan Le Fay -- Royal banquet -- In the queen's dungeons -- Knight-errantry as a trade -- Ogre's castle -- Pilgrims -- Holy fountain -- Restoration of the fountain -- Rival magician -- Competitive examination -- First newspaper -- Yankee and the king travel incognito -- Drilling the king -- Smallpox hut -- Tragedy of the manor house -- Marco -- Dowley's -- humiliation -- Sixth-century political economy -- Yankee and the king sold as slaves -- Pitiful Incident -- Encounter in the dark -- Awful predicament -- Sir Lancelot and knights to the rescue -- Yankee's fight with the knights -- Three years later -- Interdict -- War! -- Battle of the sand belt -- Postscript by Clarence
Control code
1392470
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780553211436
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32800867
  • (OCoLC)32800867
Label
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain
Publication
Note
A witty tale about a 19th century New Englander who travels back to King Arthur's realm. The absurdities of both time periods are humorously revealed
Contents
Word of explanation -- Camelot -- King Arthur's court -- Knights of the table round -- Sir Dinadan the humorist -- Inspiration -- Eclipse -- Merlin's tower -- Boss -- Tournament -- Beginnings of civilization -- Yankee in search of adventure -- Slow torture -- Freemen! -- "Defend Thee, lord!" -- Sandy's tale -- Morgan Le Fay -- Royal banquet -- In the queen's dungeons -- Knight-errantry as a trade -- Ogre's castle -- Pilgrims -- Holy fountain -- Restoration of the fountain -- Rival magician -- Competitive examination -- First newspaper -- Yankee and the king travel incognito -- Drilling the king -- Smallpox hut -- Tragedy of the manor house -- Marco -- Dowley's -- humiliation -- Sixth-century political economy -- Yankee and the king sold as slaves -- Pitiful Incident -- Encounter in the dark -- Awful predicament -- Sir Lancelot and knights to the rescue -- Yankee's fight with the knights -- Three years later -- Interdict -- War! -- Battle of the sand belt -- Postscript by Clarence
Control code
1392470
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780553211436
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm32800867
  • (OCoLC)32800867

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