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Mark Twain


IN the centenary of the death of MARK TWAIN (1835-1910) the banker is a man who lends us the umbrella when there is Sun and requires us when it starts raining. Mark Twain. THE voice of a POPULAR HUMORIST three novelists of note offers American literature in the second half of the 19th century: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Francis Bret Harte and Mark Twain, pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. The three authors took as the theme of his stories alive and current reality of their own experience. Mark Twain is one of the great comedians of contemporary literature and has enjoyed immense popularity, not only in America, but the old world that cares about literary matters. His work has been translated into numerous languages. Applauded as a humorist aside and another Ocean was revealed, moreover, as a notable novelist’s deep sensitivity. His studies of North American customs are as careful as accurate.

Her novels are very well received by the American public, which is portrayed in them, in a normally friendly and humorous way. Although some critics they have pointed out that the humor of Twain, is not always a model of good taste, however, most of the literary critics agree to highlight that is entertaining, funny and a very human bottom. Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30, 1835 and died in Redding, Connecticut, on April 21, 1910. The novelist has narrated us his childhood in his autobiography, which was published posthumously in 1924.paso the first years of his life on the banks of the Mississippi River, present in several of his works. Orphaned at the age of twelve, played various trades. He worked as a printing apprentice, then as a typographer, Assistant of the Alex Scott steaming light – her pseudonym is a term used on the Mississippi River which means two fathoms of depth and indicates the minimum draught for the good navigation-, participated in the war of secession (1961) and was mining in the Far West, journalist, great traveller and lecturer of success.

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