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Community Lecture: Mark Twain — Literary Gem & Master of Satire

Program No. 24776RJ
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At a Glance

Mark Twain defined both American literature and satire. After failing as a gold prospector in Nevada, he fell in love with San Francisco, which he described as “the most sociable city in the Union.” He served as both a reporter for the San Francisco Call, and as a drinking buddy of firefighter Tom Sawyer. Twain’s first attempt at fiction, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” made him a national sensation. This lecture offers an intimate and humorous look at one of America’s literary treasures.

General Notes

Your online lecture recording will be 1-2 hours long, you are free to watch anytime. This online experience uses a ShareFile link to a pre-recorded lecture. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and will be sent the recording link via email with instructions on how to view the lecture.





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