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Connecticut Yankee,

the struck on the head, he awakens to find himself in 6th-century England. [Am. Lit.: Mark Twain A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court]
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Then after a while (I was getting too immersed in Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court, oblivious of the passage of time): 'You'd better go to bed, it's getting late.
I've been reading A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and one passage particularly grabbed my attention.
During those years, Twain's work--besides his prose on Sawyer and Finn--included A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
The other essays in this section look at utopian writing in the sixteenth--nineteenth centuries (including quite properly Twain's A Connecticut Yankee .
Specific works/genres read include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Connecticut Yankee, and his travel and science fiction writings.
In fact, these letters are so good that they deserve to be locked away in the Moroccan box that Sigrid receives from her mother, Aimee Ellis von Hoyningen-Huene, erstwhile protagonist of a fractured fairy tale, a Connecticut Yankee in a crumbling White Russian court.
The movie released the following year was an adaptation of Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
Other plants that have closed over the years in New England are still dotted with the casks: Maine Yankee (formally decommissioned in 2005) has 60 dry casks; Connecticut Yankee (decommissioning completed in 1997) has 43 casks; and Yankee Rowe (2007) has 16 casks.
The postcolonial critique of Britain that underlies America's nationalist tall tale tradition not only self-destructs in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court but also drives the critique of American Exceptionalism in Philip Roth's literary satires.
A Texan has more in common with a Connecticut Yankee than a German has with his French neighbor.
He sang it in the 1949 film, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (nothing to do with Scargill), and it describes perfectly the problem of us Olympophobes: what to do while The Thing in London engages the nation's attention.
From riverboat pilot to travel correspondent to bestselling author of novels, such as Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and A Connecticut Yankee in King's Arthur's Court, his biography bursts with wit and color.

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