The Gilded Age - A Tale Of Today

The Gilded Age - A Tale Of Today

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by Mark Twain
     
 

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The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America. The term gilded age, commonly given to the era, comes from the title of this book. Twain and Warner got the name from Shakespeare's King John (1595): "To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is

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The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America. The term gilded age, commonly given to the era, comes from the title of this book. Twain and Warner got the name from Shakespeare's King John (1595): "To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is wasteful and ridiculous excess.

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ISBN-13:
9781615341221
Publisher:
EZreads Publications, LLC
Publication date:
03/31/2009
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
1.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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