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Mark Twain, as photographed by A.F. Bradley, c. 1907, from the Library of Congress.

Mark Twain Resources Index

Resources for Mark Twain (1835-1910) Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 – 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. His best-known novels include The Adventures...

Mark Twain, as photographed by A.F. Bradley, c. 1907, from the Library of Congress.

Mark Twain Biography (1911)

American author Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) is best known for his humorous stories, many taking place on or near the great Mississippi River.

Mark Twain House Video

Where did Mark Twain live? The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family from 1874 to 1891. Designed by Edward Tuckerman...

Honors Texts for American Literature

Honors Texts for American Literature

Honors Texts for American Literature (E3) The Honors Track for American Literature is outlined in the study guide, and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if...

English I: Introduction to Literature

Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature

Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature (E1) The Honors Track for Introduction to Literature involves additional reading and writing, which is described in the study guide. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve...

English I: Introduction to Literature

Introduction to Literature Videos

Videos referenced in Introduction to Literature (EIL1 Videos) This list encompasses all currently referenced videos for Excellence in Literature Unit 1 (Introduction to Literature), separated by module. Please check back periodically, as EIL is...

American Literature Texts

American Literature Texts

English III: American Literature, A Survey Course What does American Literature cover? American Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for...

Jennie Clemen's Grave, by Herbert Rickards

To Jennie by Mark Twain

To Jennie by Mark Twain EIL Editor’s note: Written upon the death of his niece, Jennie Clemens, To Jennie is Twain at his most somber. The only child of his brother Orion, Jennie was...

Mark Twain, American Humorist

Genius by Mark Twain

Genius by Mark Twain EIL Editor’s note: Twain at his most satirical, Genius is a biting mockery of not only the eccentric poetic stereotype but the tendency of critics to evaluate work based on...