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Essays on Paul Bourget

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It seemed a doubtful scheme. He could explain us to himself--that would be easy. That would be the same as the naturalist explaining the bug to himself. But to explain the bug to the bug--that is quite a different matter. The bug may not know himself perfectly, but he knows himself better than the naturalist can know him, at any rate.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Kessinger Publishing (first published June 13th 2000)
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Kenneth C. Goetz
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The wit and wisdom of Mr Twain are evident in this book. The reader may derive more pleasure from it by first dabbling in the works of Bourget. The pretense of the book is that it is a dialogue with Bourget. Sadly, I lost track of the speaker and found the form a bit spongy.
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).

Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. He apprenticed with a printer. He also work
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