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Mark Twain, as photographed by A.F. Bradley, c. 1907, from the Library of Congress.

Mark Twain Biography (1911)

American author Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) is best known for his humorous stories, many taking place on or near the great Mississippi River.

Mark Twain; from a glass negative

Mark Twain Images

With his luxuriant mustache and insouciant air, Mark Twain looked just like what he was—a satirically humorous creative author. These images, mostly from the Library of Congress, offer a glimpse of Twain and his...

Mark Twain’s Autobiography

Ask a humorist to write his autobiography, and you just might end up with a short story such as Mark Twain’s Burlesque Autobiography. This short story is entirely fictional, and is not intended to...