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1. Mark Twain : background for his works.   Publication: St. Louis, MO The Phoenix learning Group, Inc. . 1 videodisc (14 min.) ; color. , Relates the writings of Samuel Clemens to the events in his life and the geographical and cultural background in which he was raised. Points out the social criticism which underlies some of his major works, and shows how his personality is reflected in his writings. Availability: No items available:

2. Mark Twain : how I came into the literary profession   Publication: St. Louis, MO The Phoenix Learning Group, Inc. . 1 videodisc (25 min) ; sd., col. ; 4 3/4 , As a satirist, realist, essayist, lecturer, reporter and novelist, Mark Twain offered a clearly American voice to the literature of the world. Here, in Twain’s own words, is a literary portrayal of the man himself, filmed in his house in Hartford, Conn. Availability: No items available: