A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court

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Hank Morgan awakens one morning to find he has been transported from nineteenth-century New England to sixth-century England and the reign of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Morgan brings to King Arthur's utopian court the ingenuity of the future, resulting in a culture clash that is at once satiric, anarchic, and darkly comic. Critically deemed one of Twain's finest and most caustic works, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is both a delightfully entertaining story and a disturbing analysis of the efficacy of government, the benefits of progress, and the dissolution of social mores. It remains as powerful a work of fiction today as it was upon its first publication in 1889.
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9781599058948
9780520051096
9780688063467
9781483029474
9780195114102
9780553211436
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9780375757808
9781481598613
9780595167968
9789629544386
9781449882372
9781612474380
9780899663814
9780195101416
9781470398866
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title_display A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
title_full A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ; afterword, Louis J. Budd, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court [electronic resource] / Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court / Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court / Mark Twain ; introduction by Roy Blount, Jr. ; illustrations by Daniel Carter Beard, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court / with photos. of Mark Twain and his environment as well as drawings from early editions of the book, together with an introd. by E. Hudson Long, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court / written by Mark Twain ; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court [electronic resource] / Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court [electronic resource] / Samuel Clemens, A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court / Mark Twain ; with an introduction and notes by Stephen Railton ; illustrated by Dan Beard, A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court / by Mark Twain
title_short A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
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