A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is both a whimsical fantasy and a social satire chock-full of brilliant Twainisms. Hank Morgan, a nineteenth-century American-a Connecticut Yankee-by a stroke of fate is sent back into time to sixth-century England and ends up in Camelot and King Arthur's Court. Although of average intelligence, he finds himself with knowledge beyond any of those in the sixth century, and he uses it to become the king's right hand man and to challenge Merlin as the court magician. Astounded at the way of life in Camelot, Hank does the only thing he can think of to do: change them. In his attempt to civilize medieval Camelot, he experiences many challenges and misadventures.
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In Mark Twain's 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Hank Morgan awakes from a blow to the head only to find that he has been mysteriously transported back in time. It is early medieval England, the time of King Arthur and Hank is taken to the Camelot castle by a Knight of the King's. Ridiculed for his funny manner and dress sense, and sentenced to burn at the stake, Hank recovers through an incredible stroke of luck, and in doing so convinces the superstitious King and his subjects that he possesses great powers.

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subject_facetAmericans -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Americans -- Travel
Americans -- Travel -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Arthur, -- King -- Comic books, strips, etc
Arthurian romances -- Adaptations
Audiobooks -- Unabridged
Britons -- Fiction
Electronic books
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Fiction / Classics
Historical fiction
Humorous fiction
Kings and rulers -- Fiction
Knights and knighthood
Knights and knighthood -- Fiction
Middle Ages -- Fiction
Time travel
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Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Adaptations
Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910. -- Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
title_displayA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
title_fullA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Mark Twain
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court [electronic resource] / Mark Twain
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court [CD sound recording] / Mark Twain
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court [electronic resource] / Mark Twain
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court [electronic resource] / Samuel Clemens
title_shortA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
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