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Issue Details: First known date: 1897... 1897 Following the Equator : A Journey around the World
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Hartford, Connecticut,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      American Publication Company ,
      1897 .
      Extent: 712p.
      Note/s:
      • Antiquarian bookseller Jack Bradstreet says that Frank Bliss, a New York editor, removed sections of the original text for this edition on the grounds that they would not appeal to an American audience. Bradstreet says that these excisions include much of the Australian material. ('Mark Twain in Australia', Australian Book Review 190 (2007): 5)
    • Harmondsworth, Middlesex,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin ,
      1973 .
      Alternative title: Mark Twain in Australia and New Zealand
      Extent: 323p.
      Edition info: Facsim. ed.
      Description: illus., diagrs., maps, tables
      ISBN: 014070034X
Notes:
The English Chatto and Windus edition was published simultaneously with the American Publishing Company edition on 12 November 1897.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Chatto and Windus ,
      1897 .
      Alternative title: More Tramps Abroad
      Extent: 486, 32p.p.

Works about this Work

Travel Memoir and Australia : From Twain to Tracks and the Present Day Ben Stubbs , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mediating Memory : Tracing the Limits of Memoir 2017; (p. 192-204)

'Ben Stubbs' chapter demonstrates the new depths possible within hy-brid travel memoir. He looks at its evolution from works by Mark Twain to Robyn Davidson and Don Watson, tracing the progression of the genre from Twain's self-centered imperialism to Davidson and Watson's cultural self-awareness.'

Source: Introduction, p.7

The Forum Luke Slattery , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11 - 12 June 2011; (p. 2)
Slattery discusses Mark Twain's travels to Australia and his interest in Australian culture.
Beautiful Lies, Ugly Truths Laurie Hergenhan , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 187 2007; (p. 42-46)
Mark Twain and Smaller Nations Laurie Hergenhan , 2007 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 291 2007; (p. 5)
Laurie Hergenhan continues the correspondence, begun by Jack Bradstreet in 'Mark Twain in Australia', relating to the publication history of Mark Twain's Following the Equator : A Journey around the World.
Mark Twain in Australia Jack Bradstreet , 2007 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 290 2007; (p. 5)
A Long Way from Mississippi Richard King , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 November 2006; (p. 33)

— Review of Following the Equator : A Journey around the World Mark Twain , 1897 single work prose
In Short Anne Susskind , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 14 November vol. 124 no. 6546 2006; (p. 78)

— Review of Following the Equator : A Journey around the World Mark Twain , 1897 single work prose
The Licensed Fool's Vocation Robert Phiddian , 2006-2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 287 2006-2007; (p. 35)

— Review of Following the Equator : A Journey around the World Mark Twain , 1897 single work prose
Travelling South with Twain John Clare , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 14 January 2007; (p. 52)

— Review of Following the Equator : A Journey around the World Mark Twain , 1897 single work prose
A Shark-Infested Stop on Twain's Tour Jeff Sparrow , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 13 January 2007; (p. 20)

— Review of Following the Equator : A Journey around the World Mark Twain , 1897 single work prose
Mark Twain in Australia Jack Bradstreet , 2007 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 290 2007; (p. 5)
Mark Twain and Smaller Nations Laurie Hergenhan , 2007 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 291 2007; (p. 5)
Laurie Hergenhan continues the correspondence, begun by Jack Bradstreet in 'Mark Twain in Australia', relating to the publication history of Mark Twain's Following the Equator : A Journey around the World.
Beautiful Lies, Ugly Truths Laurie Hergenhan , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 187 2007; (p. 42-46)
The Forum Luke Slattery , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11 - 12 June 2011; (p. 2)
Slattery discusses Mark Twain's travels to Australia and his interest in Australian culture.
Travel Memoir and Australia : From Twain to Tracks and the Present Day Ben Stubbs , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mediating Memory : Tracing the Limits of Memoir 2017; (p. 192-204)

'Ben Stubbs' chapter demonstrates the new depths possible within hy-brid travel memoir. He looks at its evolution from works by Mark Twain to Robyn Davidson and Don Watson, tracing the progression of the genre from Twain's self-centered imperialism to Davidson and Watson's cultural self-awareness.'

Source: Introduction, p.7

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