El País Digital One hundred years ago the notable Mark Twain died

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4/21/2010 at 8:47 AM

Author. Its pen gave to life to unforgettable creatures like Tom Sawyer and Huck Aim GUILLERMO ZAPIOLA Its name removes, inevitably, nostalgia of childhood and youth, some unforgettable days of solitary reading, the discovery of a fascinating universe of paper, red and fantasy. Today one hundred years ago Mark Twain died. For generation that grew reading the heroic collection Robin Hood of the Argentine publishing house Acme (that put within reach of all prosa of Stevenson, the humor and the drama of Dickens, the exotismo of Salgari and Bern, Robinson and his island, Gulliver and its several worlds), Twain was a friend of all the life, the author of the adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequels (Tom Sawyer abroad, Tom Sawyer detective, these last ones published in a single volume), of Prince and pauper, a Yankee in the court of King Arthur and, mainly, the adventures of Huckleberry Aim, a book that some follow (we followed) having in t It had been born the 30 from November of 1835 like Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri, the United States, to where their parents emigrated to work in the farm of an uncle. When Samuel had four years the family changed itself to Hannibal, coastal town of the Mississippi that served as inspiration for the Saint Petersburg de Sawyer and Huckleberry. To the 12 years it was orphaned of father, he left the studies and one was used like printer apprentice. Soon one leaved to the adventure. He was pilot of a fluvial, inspecting steam of mines, gold prospector. " He vetoes to the West, young person " , he had preached the publicist Horace Greeley, and the Clemens young person obeyed the call. RUPTURES. War of Secession, that exploded when Samuel was twenty-five years old, would interrupt many things. It ended the fluvial traffic, one knew that there was less gold than the anticipated one and the work was more duro than the young person had wished. Then it appeared, like salvation table, Literature. Clemens had scribbled some already cuartillas and collaborated with publications of Saint Louis and Philadelphia in its times of printer, but it turned upside down completely to the letters after the war. While it worked like means journalist diverse, one inclined progressively to the fiction. In 1865 the famous jumping frog of Skulls published the story, with which it inaugurated his pseudonym of Mark Twain, derivative of a term of the men of the river that means " two fathoms of p depth " , the minimum openwork to sail. he select list of which tWhile one moved through world (Polynesia arrived at Palestine and) like journalist and lecturer, it continued writing fiction. It already had several books in its salary when it presented the adventures Tom Sawyer (1876), that incorporated numerous memories of childhood. Eight years later it left the sequel that book, its masterpiece and one of great novels of century XIX North American: The adventures of Huckleberry Aim (1884). The same universe (the shores of the great river, the resistances of civilization and freedom " fronteriza" , the brush-strokes on prejudice and marginalization) would show in a book of " not ficción" (Life in the Mississippi, 1883), in that it evoked his period like fluvial pilot here is to take to a desert island without return possibilities

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4/21/2010 at 6:51 PM

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