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The innocents abroad: or The new Pilgrim's progress

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One of the most famous travel books ever written about Europe and the Holy Land by an American, The Innocent Abroad is Mark Twain's irreverent and incisive commentary on the 'New Barbarians' encounter with the 'Old World.' Twain's hilarious satire is a double-edged weapon, impaling with sharp wit the chauvinist and the cosmopolitan alike. His naive Westerner is a blustering pretender to sophistication, a too-quick convert to culture.
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9780451525024
9781483090351
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Grouping Title innocents abroad or the new pilgrims progress
Grouping Author twain mark
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-29 06:06:46AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-12 04:28:37AM

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display_description In June 1867, Mark Twain set out for Europe and the Holy Land on the paddle steamer Quaker City. His enduring, no-nonsense guide for the first-time traveler also served as an antidote to the insufferably romantic travel books of the period. "Who could read the programme for the excursion without longing to make one of the party?" So Mark Twain acclaims his voyage from New York City to Europe and the Holy Land. His adventures produced The Innocents Abroad, a book so funny and provocative it made him an international star for the rest of his life. He was making his first responses to the Old World-to Paris, Milan, Florence, Venice, Pompeii, Constantinople, Sebastopol, Balaklava, Damascus, Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Bethlehem. For the first time he was seeing the great paintings and sculptures of the Old Masters. He responded with wonder and amazement but also with exasperation, irritation, and disbelief. Above all he displayed the great energy of his humor, more explosive for us now than for his beguiled contemporaries.
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subject_facet Europe -- Description and travel, Middle East -- Description and travel, Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Travel -- Europe, Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Travel -- Middle East, Voyages and travels
title_display The innocents abroad : or The new Pilgrim's progress
title_full The innocents abroad : or The new Pilgrim's progress Twain, Mark, 1835-1910., The innocents abroad, or, The new pilgrims' progress [electronic resource] Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
title_short The innocents abroad :
title_sub or The new Pilgrim's progress
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