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A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthurs Court

  • In Mark Twain's 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Hank Morgan awakes from a blow to the head only to find that he has been mysteriously transported back in time. It is early medieval England, the time of King Arthur and Hank is taken to the Camelot castle by a Knight of the King's. Ridiculed for his funny manner and dress sense,...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1889
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur''s Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The work is a very early example of time travel in literature, anticipating by six years H. G. Wells'' The Time Machine of 1895 (however, unlike Wells, Twain does not give any real explanation of his protagonist''s travelling...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2008
  • This tale takes place in Sixth-Century England in Camelot where King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table live. Hank Morgan finds himself there after he is mysteriously transported there from his home in Nineteenth-Century New England. Although this story is very funny, it still hits on serious topics like; white slavery , prejudice, confiscation...

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2009
  • Mark Twain moves from broad comedy to biting social satire in this literary classic. Cracked on the head by a crowbar in nineteenth-century Connecticut, Hank Morgan wakes to find himself in King Arthur?s England, facing a world whose idyllic surface masks fear, injustice, and ignorance. Considered by H. L. Mencken to be ?the most bitter critic...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2004
  • The story of Hank Morgan, a nineteenth-century American who is accidentally returned to sixth-century England, is a powerful analysis of such issues as monarchy versus democracy and free will versus determinism. Yet it is also one of Twain's finest comic novels, still fresh and funny after more than 100 years. This edition reproduces more than 40 of...

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 1998
  • When Hank Morgan awakens after a knockout blow to the head, he is shocked to find himself transported from his native Connecticut into the medieval world of King Arthur?s Court. What follows is a comedic adventure where Hank, utilizing his knowledge of nineteenth century technology, attempts to improve the lives of the people of Camelot, thus altering...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • 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 ...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2007
  • Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. This edition of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court includes an Introduction, Biographical...

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 1991
  • A Connecticut Yankee is Mark Twain?s most ambitious work, a tour de force with a science-fiction plot told in the racy slang of a Hartford workingman, sparkling with literary hijinks as well as social and political satire. Mark Twain characterized his novel as "one vast sardonic laugh at the trivialities, the servilities of our poor human race."...

    Publisher : University of California Press
    published : 2011
  • When Hank Morgan awakens after a knockout blow to the head, he is shocked to find himself transported from his native Connecticut into the medieval world of King Arthur?s Court. What follows is a comedic adventure where Hank, utilizing his knowledge of nineteenth century technology, attempts to improve the lives of the people of Camelot, thus altering...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015
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