Mark Twain A Concise Biography /

This program from the Famous Authors series provides an overview of Mark Twain's life and work, starting with life in nineteenth century Hannibal, Missouri, Twain's childhood home and a major influence on his writing, including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twa... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2005.
Series: Famous authors
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Table of Contents:
  • Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) (2:59)
  • Childhood Home of the Clemens Family (3:22)
  • Sam Clemens and the Mississippi River (2:13)
  • Challenges for Clemens Family (1:20)
  • Sam Clemens: Riverboat Pilot (1:17)
  • Civil War (1:49)
  • Sam Clemens Out West (1:50)
  • Mark Twain: Writer (2:20)
  • Mark Twain: Traveler, Writer, Lecturer (3:31)
  • Mark Twain's Family Life (1:43)
  • Mark Twain in Europe (1:51)
  • Mark Twain: American Celebrity (2:51)
  • Writer, Humorist, and Satirist (1:39)
  • Credits: 'Mark Twain: A Concise Biography' (0:31)
  • Mark Twain (1835-1910): An Overview of His Work (3:09)
  • The Essence of Mark Twain (0:30)

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