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The Prince And The Pauper Illustrated

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Clap Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 1635371619
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The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII.

The Prince And The Pauper 1881 By Mark Twain Author

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530669899
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The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII.

The Prince And The Pauper

Author: Mark Twain
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ISBN: 9781521914069
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How is this book unique? Font adjustments & biography included Unabridged (100% Original content) Illustrated About The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII.

The Prince And The Pauper Fully Illustrated

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: LCI
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- Includes the 192 illustrations by F. T. Merrill -Table of contents to every chapters in the book. -Complete and formatted to improve your reading experience Tom Canty (youngest son of a family living with the dregs of society in Offal Court) has always aspired to a better life, encouraged by the local priest (who has taught him to read and write). Loitering around the palace gates one day, he sees a prince (the Prince of Wales – Edward VI). Tom is nearly caught and beaten by the Royal Guards; however, Edward stops them and invites Tom into his palace chamber. There the two boys get to know one another, fascinated by each other's life and their uncanny resemblance. They decide to switch clothes "temporarily". Edward leaves in a hurry before the boys are caught at their game, snatching up an article of national importance (which the reader later learns is the Great Seal of England). Soon Prince Edward is trying to escape the brutality of Tom's abusive drunken father. Tom, posing as the prince, tries to cope with court customs and manners. His fellow nobles and palace staff think "the prince" has an illness which has caused memory loss and fear he will go mad. They repeatedly ask him about the missing "Great Seal", but he knows nothing about it; however, when Tom is asked to sit in on judgments, his common-sense observations reassure them his mind is sound. Edward soon meets Miles Hendon, a soldier and nobleman returning from war. Although Miles does not believe Edward's claims to royalty, he humors him and becomes his protector. Meanwhile, news reaches them that King Henry VIII has died and Edward is now the king. As Edward experiences the brutish life of a pauper firsthand, he becomes aware of the stark class inequality in England. In particular, he sees the harsh, punitive nature of the English judicial system where people are burned at the stake, pilloried, and flogged. He realizes that the accused are convicted on flimsy evidence (and branded – or hanged – for petty offenses), and vows to reign with mercy when he regains his rightful place. When Edward unwisely declares to a gang of thieves that he is the king and will put an end to unjust laws, they assume he is insane and hold a mock coronation. After a series of adventures (including a stint in prison), Edward interrupts the coronation as Tom is about to celebrate it as King Edward VI. Tom is eager to give up the throne; however, the nobles refuse to believe that the beggarly child Edward appears to be is the rightful king until he produces the Great Seal that he hid before leaving the palace. Tom declares that if anyone had bothered to describe the seal he could have produced it at once, since he had found it inside a decorative suit of armor (where Edward had hidden it) and had been using it to crack nuts. Edward and Tom switch back to their original places and Miles is rewarded with the rank of earl and the family right to sit in the presence of the king. In gratitude for supporting the new king's claim to the throne, Edward names Tom the "king's ward" (a privileged position he holds for the rest of his life). They live happily for sometime. But it is noted that whereas Tom lived a long life, Edward died young.

The Prince And The Pauper Illustrated By Franklin Booth

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Digireads.com
ISBN: 9781420954722
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Mark Twain's first attempt at historical fiction, "The Prince and the Pauper," was first published in 1881. It is a story set in the time of Prince Edward, of house Tudor, who at age nine would become King Edward VI. When young Prince Edward meets a Pauper, Tom Canty, who likes a lot like him, he convinces the two to switch clothes so that they can be mistaken for each other and end up switching places. While they play out their new roles, Prince Edward learns of the struggles of the commoners of England while Tom discovers what it is like to be a Prince and then a King. Twain wrote with regards to his novel that, "My idea is to afford a realizing sense of the exceeding severity of the laws of that day by inflicting some of their penalties upon the King himself and allowing him a chance to see the rest of them applied to others. . ." A delightfully comedic tale, "The Prince and the Pauper" is at its heart a social commentary on judging others simply by their appearance. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper and includes the illustrations of Franklin Booth.

The Prince And The Pauper

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Playmore Publishers
ISBN: 9780866119733
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When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.

The Prince And The Pauper

Author: Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Publisher: University of California Press
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Twain's best-loved works are supplemented by a discussion of the book's source material and composition and Twain's involvement with his publishers, the author's extensive study notes, and all 192 illustrations from the first edition

The Prince And The Pauper

Author: Jane E. Gerver
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
ISBN: 9780679892137
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When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.

The Prince And The Pauper Illustrated Children S Classic

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Musaicum Books
ISBN: 8027230446
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This eBook edition of "The Prince and the Pauper (Illustrated Children's Classic)" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Set in 1547, The Prince and the Pauper tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. Tom, the youngest boy in a poor family living in London, has always aspired to a better life, encouraged by the local priest. Loitering around the palace gates one day, he sees the Prince Edward of Wales. Tom is nearly caught and beaten by the Royal Guards, but Edward stops them and invites Tom into his palace chamber. There the two boys get to know one another, fascinated by each other's life and their uncanny resemblance. They decide to switch clothes "temporarily". The Prince momentarily goes outside, quickly hiding an article of national importance (the Great Seal of England), and eventually finding his way to the Canty home. Tom, posing as the prince, tries to cope with court customs and manners. His fellow nobles and palace staff think "the prince" has an illness which has caused memory loss and fear he will go mad. They repeatedly ask him about the missing "Great Seal", but he knows nothing about it. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He is best known for his two novels – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, but his satirical stories and travel books are also widely popular. His wit and satire, in prose and in speech, earned him praise from critics and peers. He was lauded as the greatest American humorist of his age.

Ist Shakespeare Tot

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492974074
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Ein Dichter ohne Bücher? Ein Autor, der nicht einen Brief schrieb? Ein gefeierter Dramatiker und Schauspieler, an den sich kurz nach seinem Tod schon niemand mehr erinnert? Das Leben eines gewissen William Shakespeare aus dem englischen Provinzort Stratford upon Avon gab dem amerikanischen Literaten und scharfzüngigem Beobachter Mark Twain zu denken. Er besah sich die Tatsachen und formulierte seine Antwort auf die drängendste Frage der englischen Literaturgeschichte: War William Shakespeare wirklich der Dichter, für den wir ihn halten? - Niemand hat sich seither diesem unerschöpflichen Thema amüsanter und pointierter genähert als Mark Twain. »Ist Shakespeare tot?« ist ein Glanzstück literarischer Satire.