The Word and Mr. Clemens
- Twain celebration. // Newsweek;10/7/85, Vol. 106 Issue 15, p12
Tourists are coming to Hannibal, Mo., in droves this year to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Mark Twain's birth. Planners expect to end up slightly in the black as groups like the Oak Ridge Boys draw up to 8,000 to the new Riverfront Amphitheater.
- Celebrating Mark Twain in Connecticut. // Country Living;Aug97, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p88
Focuses on `Mark Twain Days,' a 1997 celebration in Hartford, Connecticut which commemorates the life and times of Mark Twain. Contests and activities offered by the event.
- Keeping Up with Mark Twain. Powers, Ron // Smithsonian;Sep2003, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p74
Provides information on the growing in number of people who are interested in the writings of author Mark Twain, in line with the 90th death anniversary. Career background of Twain; Overview of the books written by Twain; Literary style used by Twain.
- The President's Letter. Michelson, Bruce // Mark Twain Circular;Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p1
This article discusses topics of interest to scholars of the author Mark Twain, including the lack of grounding for some scholars' opinions on literature. There is a strong interest in the Mark Twain scholarship at the American Literature Association Convention of May 2009, and suggestions for...
- Speech at the Scottish Banquet in London. Twain, Mark // Entire Project Gutenberg Works of Mark Twain;3/1/2006, p897
On the anniversary festival of the Scottish Corporation of London on Monday evening, in response to the toast of "The Ladies," Mark Twain replied. He gave a speech as it was reported in the "London Observer."
- The Year of Twain. Lewis, Kristin // Scholastic Scope;2/8/2010, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p13
The article mentions several anniversaries including the 100th anniversary of the death of Mark Twain, the 175th anniversary of the birth of Mark Twain, and the 125th anniversary of the novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," by Mark Twain himself.
- THIS MONTH IN HISTORY. McLean, Alison // Smithsonian;Nov2010, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p24
The article discusses historic events and anniversaries that occurred in November. On November 30, 1835, author Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, was born. On November 11, 1620, the ship the Mayflower anchored in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. One November 28, 1520, explorer Ferdinand...
- The 100 club. Edrich, Carole // Dance Today;Oct2010, Vol. 55 Issue 109, p49
The article presents information on individuals and events that celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2010. This year marks the anniversary of the death of American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Celebrations of the centenary of the Ballets Russes are still ongoing, the latest of which is...
- BLAZING A PATH. Bledsoe, Helen Wieman // Cobblestone;May/Jun2009, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p5
The article presents information on Halley's Comet, and its correlation with author Mark Twain.