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Pudd’nhead Wilson

Mark Twain

Introduction by Werner Sollors

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674059832

Publication Date: 02/09/2015


304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

7 line illustrations

Belknap Press

The John Harvard Library


Related Subjects

  • List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction by Werner Sollors
  • Note on the Text
  • Chronology of Mark Twain’s Life
  • Pudd’nhead Wilson
    • A Whisper to the Reader
    • I. Pudd’nhead Wins His Name
    • II. Driscoll Spares His Slaves
    • III. Roxy Plays a Shrewd Trick
    • IV. The Ways of the Changelings
    • V. The Twins Thrill Dawson’s Landing
    • VI. Swimming in Glory
    • VII. The Unknown Nymph
    • VIII. Marse Tom Tramples His Chance
    • IX. Tom Practises Sycophancy
    • X. The Nymph Revealed
    • XI. Pudd’nhead’s Startling Discovery
    • XII. The Shame of Judge Driscoll
    • XIII. Tom Stares at Ruin
    • XIV. Roxana Insists Upon Reform
    • XV. The Robber Robbed
    • XVI. Sold Down the River
    • XVII. The Judge Utters Dire Prophecy
    • XVIII. Roxana Commands
    • XIX. The Prophecy Realized
    • XX. The Murderer Chuckles
    • XXI. Doom
    • Conclusion
  • Those Extraordinary Twins
    • I. The Twins as They Really Were
    • II. Ma Cooper Gets All Mixed Up
    • III. Angelo Is Blue
    • IV. Supernatural Chronometry
    • V. Guilt and Innocence Finely Blent
    • VI. The Amazing Duel
    • VII. Luigi Defies Galen
    • VIII. Baptism of the Better Half
    • IX. The Drinkless Drunk
    • X. So They Hanged Luigi
    • Final Remarks
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • * Illustrations
    • “He Is a Pudd’nhead” [E. W. Kemble]
    • The Bell-Ringer Imitated His Graces [E. W. Kemble]
    • Roxy Harvesting among the Kitchens [E. W. Kemble]
    • Buckstone Training with the Rum Party [E. W. Kemble]
    • Roxy among the Field Hands [E. W. Kemble]
    • “Make the Prints That Will Hang You” [E. W. Kemble]
    • I Thought I Would Write a Little Story [F. M. Senior]

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