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The jumping frog of Calaveras County

Lukas Foss

The jumping frog of Calaveras County

by Lukas Foss

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Published by C. Fischer in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas,
  • Vocal scores with piano

  • Edition Notes

    Duration: 45:00.

    StatementLukas Foss ; libretto by Jean Karsavina ; after a story by Mark Twain
    ContributionsKarsavina, Jean, Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM1503.F747 J8 1951
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 vocal score (147 p.)
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26906266M
    LC Control Number52043535
    OCLC/WorldCa17714765

    There once was man looking for his friend. His friends name was Leonidas W Smiley. He found a man by the name of Simon Wheeler. He asked if he knew Le. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches () (The Oxford Mark Twain) by Twain, Mark and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Vintage laundry is strung high above Main Street in downtown Angels Camp, the former mining town that hosts the annual Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee, which runs May this year. This title was also used in the The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County book () for which Twain submitted a revised copy from the Californian which restored the name "Smiley." And it was used in the Routledge reprints as well as in the authorized Mark Twain's Sketches issued with revised text by Twain in

    The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Short Story by Mark Twain text analysis: tall tale The tall tale is a distinctively American form of storytelling featuring outlandish characters and events, often with a comic effect. Based on oral tradition, the tall tale generally aims to fool or impress the listener or reader, using various. Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" leaves echoes in the imagination; the stories by Crane and London recall the themes of the Civil War and the Klondike for which they are well known. Twain's humor is to the fore in "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," and O. Henry's sharp observations make his neat tales a joy to listen to.


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