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The gilded age; a tale of today.

Mark Twain

The gilded age; a tale of today.

by Mark Twain

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Published by Univ. of Washington Pr. in Seattle .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWarner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900 joint author.
The Physical Object
Pagination453 p.
Number of Pages453
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16232741M

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About The Gilded Age. First published in , The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America-an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation’s peacetime optimism. With his characteristic wit and perception, Mark Twain and his collaborator, Charles Dudley Warner. Get this from a library! The gilded age: a tale of to-day. [Mark Twain; Charles Dudley Warner; Augustus Hoppin; Alice Barber Stephens; True Williams; American Publishing Company (Hartford, Conn.),] -- A biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America in which Twain and his neighbor attack the greed, lust, and naivete of their time.

About this Item: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. First published in , The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America - an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peace-time optimism. The third book in the series, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, looks at New York high society during the s. In contrast to the unbounded social fluidity described by Twain and Warner, Wharton focuses on the entrenched, but beset, ruling commercial elite of the Gilded Age.


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During this era, America became more prosperous and saw unprecedented growth. The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Satire Subject: Political fiction Subject: Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction Subject: Legislators -- Fiction Subject: Speculation -- Fiction Subject: Political corruption -- Fiction Subject: Businessmen -- Fiction Cited by: The term Gilded Age for the period of economic boom after the American Civil War up to the turn of the century was applied to the era by historians in the s, who took the term from one of Mark Twain's lesser known novels, The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today ().

The book (co-written with Charles Dudley Warner) satirized the promised "golden age" after the Civil War, portrayed as an era of. Praised by historian Gary Wills as "our best political novel," The Gilded Age was among the first major American books to satirize the graft, materialism, and breakdown of public life.

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The term Gilded Age defines the period between the Civil War and the beginning of. The Gilded Age Page 01 THE GILDED AGE A Tale of Today by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner PREFACE. This book was not written for private circulation among friends; it was not written to cheer and instruct a diseased relative of the author's; it was not thrown off during intervals of wearing labor to amuse an idle hour.

Mark Twain wrote The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today with his neighbor, Charles Dudley Warner, as a satire about the corrupt politics and lust for power that he felt characterized American society at the time. The book, the only novel Twain ever co-authored, tells of the characters’ desire to sell their land to the federal government and become rich.First published inThe Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America-an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peacetime optimism.

With his characteristic wit and perception, Mark Twain and his collaborator, Charles Dudley Warner, attack the greed, lust /5(4).Get this from a library! The gilded age: a tale of today. [Mark Twain; Charles Dudley Warner] -- Satirize the political milieu of Washington, D.C. and the wild speculation schemes that exploded across the nation in the years that followed the Civil War.