Table of contents for The adventures of Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain ; edited by Lucy Rollin.
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Mark Twain: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text and Illustrations
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Appendix A: Composition, Marketing, and Reviews of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
a. From Twain’s “Boy’s Manuscript” (c. 1870)
b. From “Unpublished Chapters from the Autobiography of Mark Twain,” Harper's Monthly Magazine (August 1922)
c. The Tom Sawyer manuscript
d. Twain’s Correspondence with William Dean Howells (1875-76)
2. Marketing: Advertisement of Subscription Books (1876)
3. Contemporary Reviews
a. William Dean Howells, Atlantic Monthly (May 1876)
b. Anonymous, New York World (1 January 1877)
c. Anonymous, New York Times (13 January 1877)
Appendix B: Twain’s Memories of Hannibal
1. Letter to Will Bowen (6 February 1870)
2. Hannibal in 1848
3. From Twain, Life on the Mississippi (1883)
4. From Twain, “Chapters from My Autobiography,” North American Review (2 November 1906)
5. From Twain, “Villagers of 1840-43” (1897)
6. Slavery in Hannibal
a. From Twain, “Chapters from My Autobiography,” North American Review (1 March 1907)
b. Advertisement for Slaves (1848)
Appendix C: Bad Boys and Boy Books
1. Bad Boys
a. From B.P. Shillaber, Mrs. Partington’s Knitting Work, and what was done by her plaguy boy Ike (1880)
b. From Twain, “The Story of the Bad Little Boy” (1865)
2. Boy Books
a. From Thomas Bailey Aldrich, The Story of a Bad Boy (1869)
b. From Charles Dudley Warner, Being a Boy (1877)
c. From William Dean Howells, A Boy’s Town (1890)
Appendix D: A Small-Town American Childhood in the 1840s
a. From McGuffey’s Eclectic Spelling Book (1846)
b. From the Friends Infant School (1838)
2. Sunday School
a. From “The Sunday-School Child” (1845)
b. From “The glass of whiskey” (1845)
3. The Temperance Movement: Announcement in the Hannibal Gazette (17 June 1846)
4. Games: From The Boy’s Story Book for Winter Evenings (1838)
5. The Circus: Advertisement in the Hannibal Gazette (October 1847)
6. The Minstrel Show
a. Song from “Bone Squash Diavolo” (1835)
b. Dialogue, “Mosquitoes” (1902)
a. Lawrence Lovechild, “The Deceitful Little Boy” (1840)
b. From Samuel Griswold Goodrich (“Peter Parley”), “Bill Vacant and Henry Hawkseye,” Robert Merry's Annual, for all seasons (1840)
c. From Jacob Abbott, Rollo Learning to Read (1855)
d. From Stephen Percy, Robin Hood and His Merry Foresters (1845)
e. From Ned Buntline, The Black Avenger, Story of the Spanish Main, The Weekly Novelette (1859)
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Mississippi River Valley -- Fiction.
Child witnesses -- Fiction.
Missouri -- Fiction.
Boys -- Fiction.