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Puddn'head Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins : Norton Critical Editions - Mark Twain

Puddn'head Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins

Norton Critical Editions

Paperback Published: 1st January 2005
ISBN: 9780393925357
Number Of Pages: 488

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This Norton Critical Edition remains the only edition available that is based on completely re-edited texts, accounting for all versions that Twain might have written or influenced. All substantive variants in the two separate "first editions," one printed in Britain and the other in the United States, have been reconciled in this collated edition, with all rejected variants tabulated. Dozens of additional illustrations accompany the text, and all textual variants, accepted or rejected, are included. "Criticism" includes twenty-three reviews and interpretive essays, eight of them new to the Second Edition, including those by Andrew Jay Hoffman, Myra Jehlen, and John Carlos Rowe. A Selected Bibliography is also included.

Introductionp. vii
A Whisper to the Readerp. xv
Pudd'nhead Wins His Namep. 1
Driscoll Spares His Slavesp. 6
Roxy Plays a Shrewd Trickp. 13
The Ways of the Changelingsp. 18
The Twins Thrill Dawson's Landingp. 26
Swimming in Gloryp. 31
The Unknown Nymphp. 35
Marse Tom Tramples His Chancep. 39
Tom Practises Sycophancyp. 48
The Nymph Revealedp. 53
Pudd'nhead's Startling Discoveryp. 57
The Shame of Judge Driscollp. 70
Tom Stares at Ruinp. 75
Roxana Insists Upon Reformp. 82
The Robber Robbedp. 91
Sold Down the Riverp. 99
The Judge Utters Dire Prophecyp. 103
Roxana Commandsp. 105
The Prophecy Realizedp. 115
The Murderer Chucklesp. 123
Doomp. 131
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ISBN: 9780393925357
ISBN-10: 0393925358
Series: Norton Critical Editions
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 488
Published: 1st January 2005
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 13.1  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised