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For questions about the author Mark Twain (real name Samuel Clemens), who was primarily an essayist and writer of Realist fiction, but also a fantasy author

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Why does A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court call his sidekick "Clarence"?

The first person that is nice to the eponymous protagonist in Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is a page he meets at Camelot. The main character immediately starts off by ...
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Was The Mysterious Stranger the first story to explore the idea of "artificial reality"?

I guess in the case of MS, artificial reality is not a completely accurate term but I hope it is clear I meant "fake" rather than say machine-generated. In a way, the novel is sort of a ...
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