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Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
  • #: 117926
  • Price: $1.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-01-13
  • Current Version: 1.0
  • 1.0
  • Size: 1.00 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Chengming Lu
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.2 or later
  • © 2009 Your Mobile Apps Inc.
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Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

by Mark Twain

Mark Twain's work on Joan of Arc is titled in full Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte who is identified further as Joan's page and secretary. The work is fictionally presented as a translation from the manuscript by Jean Francois Alden, or, in the words of the published book, "Freely Translated out of the Ancient French into Modern English from the Original Unpublished Manuscript in the National Archives of France".

De Conte is a fictionalized version of Joan of Arc's page Louis de Contes, and provides narrative unity to the story. He is presented as an individual who was with Joan during the three major phases of her life - as a youth in Domremy, as the commander of Charles' army on military campaign, and as a defendant at the trial in Rouen. The book is presented as a translation by Alden of de Conte's memoirs, written in his later years for the benefit of his descendants.

About Twain:

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 — April 21, 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, satirist, writer, and lecturer. Twain is most noted for his novelsAdventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called theGreat American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is alsoknown for his quotations. During his lifetime, Clemens became afriend to presidents, artists, leading industrialists, and Europeanroyalty. Clemens enjoyed immense public popularity, and his keenwit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics andpeers. American author William Faulkner called Twain "the father ofAmerican literature."

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