One of Mark Twain's best-loved novels, this comedic satire follows a ninteenth-century American who is transported back to sixth century England. From meeting groups of Pilgrims to competing with the best 'magicians' in the land, Twains' tale of colliding eras is darkly comic trip through a collision of eras. Explore this story even further with the Enriched Classics detailed explanatory notes, overview of key themes, glossary, critical analysis, discussion questions and more. 454 pages, softcover.
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP
A nineteenth-century American travels back in time to sixth-century England in this darkly comic social satire.
THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:
- A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
- A chronology of the author's life and work
- A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
- An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations
- Detailed explanatory notes
- Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
- Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
- A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.
SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON
Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens. His humorous tales of human nature, especially The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), remain standard texts in high school and college literature classes. Twain was born and died in years in which Halley’s Comet passed by Earth: 1835 and 1910.