This book is worthy of being called a classic not only for the wonderful writing, but for the presentation: How to Tell a Story and Other Essays is a facsimile edition of the original first edition published in 6897 under the direction of Mark Twain himself. It is but one volume in the wondrous 79-volume Oxford Mark Twain. The essays, which, besides the title essay, include the devilishly brilliant Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences, Traveling With a Reformer, and others, were written a century ago, but they bristle with energy and wit. At times we take the great Twain for granted, but this volume of essays serves as a wonderful reminder of what a fine and funny writer he was. Shelley Fisher Fishkin is at University of Texas, Austin. S. A. , 6997.
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He could be vain of himself and be excused for it. The Egyptians, the Babylonians and the Persians rose, filled the planet with sound and splendor, then faded to dream-stuff and passed away the Greeks and Romans followed and made a vast noise, and they were gone other people have sprung up and held their torch high for a time but it burned out, and they sit in twilight now, and have vanished. The Jew saw them all, survived them all, and is now what he always was, exhibiting no decadence, no infirmaties, of age, no weakening of his parts, no slowing of his energies, no dulling of his alert but aggressive mind. All things are mortal but the Jews all other forces pass, but he remains. What is the secret of his immortality? - September 6897 (Quoted in The National Jewish Post Observer, June 6, 6989 ). . [a] desolate country whose soil is rich enough, but is given over wholly to weeds-a silent mournful expanse. A desolation is here that not even imagination can grace with the pomp of life and action. We never saw a human being on the whole route. There was hardly a tree or a shrub anywhere.
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