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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court [electronic resource] / edited by Bernard L. Stein. Original illustrations by Daniel Carter Beard.

By: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Contributor(s): Stein, Bernard L | Beard, Daniel Carter.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (504 p.).ISBN: 9780520948075 (electronic bk.); 0520948076 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Americans -- Great Britain -- Fiction | Arthur, King -- Fiction | Arthurian romances -- Adaptations | Literature | Americans -- Great Britain -- Fiction | Arthurian romances -- Adaptations | Knights and knighthood -- Fiction | Kings and rulers -- Fiction | Britons -- Fiction | Time travel -- Fiction | FICTION / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court : Edited by Bernard L. Stein. Original illustrations by Daniel Carter BeardDDC classification: 813.4 | 823.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Foward; 1 Camelot; 2 King Arthur's Court; 3 Knights of the Table Round; 4 Sir Dinadan the Humorist; 5 An Ispriration; 6 The Eclipse; 7 Merlin's Tower; 8 The Boss; 9 The Tournament; 10 Beginnings of Civilization; 11 The Yankee in Search of Adventures; 12 Slow Torture; 13 Freemen!; 14 "Defend Thee, Lord!"; 15 Sandy's Tale; 16 Morgan le Fay; 17 A Royal Banquet; 18 In the Queen's Dungeons; 19 Knight-Errantry as a Trade; 20 The Ogre's Castle; 21 The Pilgrims; 22 The Holy Fountain; 23 Restoration of the Fountain; 24 A Rival Magician; 25 A Competitive Examination.
26 The First Newspaper27 The Yankee and the King Travel Incognito; 28 Drilling the King; 29 The Small-Pox Hut; 30 The Tragedy of the Manor House; 31 Marco; 32 Dowley's Humilation; 33 Sixth-Century Political Economy; 34 The Yankee and the King Sold as Slaves; 35 A Pitiful Incident; 36 An Encounter in the Dark; 37 An Awful Predicament; 38 Sir Launcelot and Knights to the Rescue; 39 The Yankee's Fight with the Knights; 40 Three Years Later; 41 The Interdict; 42 War!; 43 The Battle of the Sand-Belt; 44 A Postscript by Clarence; References; Explanatory Notes; Note on the Text.
Summary: This book is designed primarily to alleviate the agony that language learning in its early stages entails, when the foreign words in the sentence simply will not combine to make sense. Legions of beginners give up when they could have made it with the aid of a book like this. But for centuries schoolmasters have frowned on this device, calling it dirty names like crib, crutch, pony. But the truth is that highly educated and motivated people have learned to read a foreign language this way. The great German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, who knew many ancient and modern languages, acquire.
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Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Foward; 1 Camelot; 2 King Arthur's Court; 3 Knights of the Table Round; 4 Sir Dinadan the Humorist; 5 An Ispriration; 6 The Eclipse; 7 Merlin's Tower; 8 The Boss; 9 The Tournament; 10 Beginnings of Civilization; 11 The Yankee in Search of Adventures; 12 Slow Torture; 13 Freemen!; 14 "Defend Thee, Lord!"; 15 Sandy's Tale; 16 Morgan le Fay; 17 A Royal Banquet; 18 In the Queen's Dungeons; 19 Knight-Errantry as a Trade; 20 The Ogre's Castle; 21 The Pilgrims; 22 The Holy Fountain; 23 Restoration of the Fountain; 24 A Rival Magician; 25 A Competitive Examination.

26 The First Newspaper27 The Yankee and the King Travel Incognito; 28 Drilling the King; 29 The Small-Pox Hut; 30 The Tragedy of the Manor House; 31 Marco; 32 Dowley's Humilation; 33 Sixth-Century Political Economy; 34 The Yankee and the King Sold as Slaves; 35 A Pitiful Incident; 36 An Encounter in the Dark; 37 An Awful Predicament; 38 Sir Launcelot and Knights to the Rescue; 39 The Yankee's Fight with the Knights; 40 Three Years Later; 41 The Interdict; 42 War!; 43 The Battle of the Sand-Belt; 44 A Postscript by Clarence; References; Explanatory Notes; Note on the Text.

This book is designed primarily to alleviate the agony that language learning in its early stages entails, when the foreign words in the sentence simply will not combine to make sense. Legions of beginners give up when they could have made it with the aid of a book like this. But for centuries schoolmasters have frowned on this device, calling it dirty names like crib, crutch, pony. But the truth is that highly educated and motivated people have learned to read a foreign language this way. The great German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, who knew many ancient and modern languages, acquire.

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