All modern american literature comes from one book by mark twain called huckleberry finn mr clemens and mark twain: a biography, mark twain, a biography: the personal and literary life of samuel langhorne clemens, harper & bros, 1912.
Tradition says that the family of gregory clemens did not remain in england, but emigrated to virginia (or new jersey), and from them, in direct line, descended the virginia clemenses, including john marshall clemens, the father of mark twain. Mark twain (1835 – 1910) samuel langhorne clemens, far better known as mark twain, was an american writer, businessman, publisher and lecturer he progressed from his day job as pilot of a mississippi riverboat to legend of american literature his work shows a deep seriousness and at the same time, it is hilariously satirical.
Mark twain: a biography: the personal and literary life of samuel langhorne clemens - vol 1 by albert bigelow paine harper & brothers, 1912 read overview mark twain: the adventures of samuel l clemens by jerome loving university of california press, 2010.
Samuel langhorne clemens (1835 to 1910), known by pen name mark twain photograph taken in his old age. Samuel langhorne clemens, also known as mark twain, was a major american writer from missouri his stories and novels are famous for their humor, vivid details, and memorable characters his best-known works are the adventures of tom sawyer and the adventures of huckleberry finn , both classics in american literature.