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Twain at Sea
The Maritime Writings of Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Mark Twain; Eric Paul Roorda, ed.

University Press of New England



Contents

• Series Editor’s Preface
• A Note on the Text
• Acknowledgments
• Map of Twain’s Voyages
• Introduction: The Salty Samuel C.
• LIFE ON BROWN WATER
• “The Boys’ Ambition”: From
Life on the Mississippi, Chapter 4
• “I Want to Be a Cub-Pilot”: From
Life on the Mississippi, Chapter 5
• “Sounding”: From
Life on the Mississippi, Chapter 12
• “A Catastrophe”: From
Life on the Mississippi, Chapter 20
• HAWAIIAN PASSAGES
• “The Old Admiral”: From
Roughing It, Chapter 62
• From Mark Twain’s Notebook
• From
Roughing It, Chapter 69
• From
Roughing It, Chapter 73
• PACIFIC PERILS: THE WRECK OF THE CLIPPER SHIP
HORNET
• “Forty-Three Days in an Open Boat: Compiled from Personal Diaries”: From
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine
FROM HAWAII TO NEW YORK
• From
Roughing It, Chapter 78
• From Mark Twain’s Notebook
• From the
Alta California Letters
• THE INNOCENTS AFLOAT
• The Voyage Out: From
The Innocents Abroad, Chapters 2–5, 7
• The Mediterranean: From
The Innocents Abroad, Chapters 10, 32, 57, 59
• Returning, Remembering: From
The Innocents Abroad, Chapter 60 and Conclusion
• BACK TO CALIFORNIA, AND BACK
• “The Proper Time to Sail”: From the
Alta California Letters
• “The Aged Pilot Man”: From
Roughing It, Chapter 51
• VOYAGES TO EUROPE ON PASSENGER LINERS
• Letter from RMS
Scotia
• From Mark Twain’s Journals
• Letter from SS
Batavia
• Letters to Captain Mouland
• Letter to the
New York Tribune
• Letter from SS
Batavia
• Letters from the
City of Chester
• ESCAPES AND EXCURSIONS
• “The Young Pirates”: From
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Chapter 8
• “The Duke of Bilgewater and the Dauphin King Looey”: From
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter 20
From “Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion”
• “I Spare an Awful Bore”: From
A Tramp Abroad, Chapter 27
• From Mark Twain’s Notebook
• ABOUT ALL KINDS OF SHIPS
• From Mark Twain’s Notebook
• “About All Kinds of Ships”: From
The Million-Pound Bank Note
• From Mark Twain’s Notebook
• From
The American Claimant, Chapter 17
• EQUATORIAL CIRCUMNAVIGATION
• To Australia: From
Following the Equator, Chapters 1–5, 7–9
• “To New Zealand: From
Following the Equator, Chapters 31, 34, 36
• The Indian Ocean: From
Following the Equator, Chapters 37, 38, 62
• Completing the Circle: From
Following the Equator, Chapter 64 and Conclusion
• MARK TWAIN’S ICONIC SEA CAPTAIN
• From the
Alta California Letters
• From
Roughing It, Chapter 50, and the Autobiography of Mark Twain
• From “Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion”
• From
Roughing It, Chapter 77
• From
The American Claimant, Chapter 16
• From “The Refuge of the Derelicts”
• From
Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven
• From the
Autobiography of Mark Twain
• LAST VOYAGES OF A HALF-CENTURY AT SEA
• From Mark Twain’s Notebook
• From the
Autobiography of Mark Twain
• AFTERWORD: THE DARK WILDERNESS OF THE SEA—AND OF LIFE
• From “The Enchanted Sea-Wilderness”
• From “An Adventure in Remote Seas”
• From “The Great Dark”
• Appendix A: Mark Twain’s Maritime Maxims and Metaphors
• Appendix B: Mark Twain’s Ships
• Notes
• Bibliography

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