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Mark Twain (International) assertion Mark Twain i(A61499 works by) (a.k.a. Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
This international person is included in AustLit to identify a relationship with Australian literature.
Born: Established: 30 Nov 1835 Florida,
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
; Died: Ceased: 21 Apr 1910 Connecticut,
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,

Gender: Male
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The 'distinguished novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist, and literary critic' Mark Twain 'ranks among the great figures of American literature'. During the mid-1890s, Twain commenced a series of successful lecture tours in Canada, Australia, India, and South Africa. 'Always an engaging speaker, Twain would regale and cajole audiences with tall tales, amusing anecdotes, and barbed comments. After completing the tour, he published his observations' as Following the Equator: A Journey around the World (1897). (Source: Contemporary Authors Online)

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Influence on:
The Further Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Greg Matthews , 1983 single work novel
Sumpin' Place Roger D. Barringdon , 2015 single work novel
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