Spis treści: Mark Twain’s Book of Animals


List of Illustrations, s. ix
Introduction, s. 1

Part One: 1850s and 1860s

  1. Bugs!, s. 37
  2. Cruelty to Animals I, s. 38
  3. Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog, s. 38
  4. Fitz Smythe's Horse, s. 44
  5. Cruelty to Animals II, s. 45
  6. The Pilgrim, s. 48
  7. The Dogs of Constantinople, s. 48
  8. Syrian Camels I, s. 51
  9. The Remarkable "Jericho", s. 53
  10. Pilgrims on Horseback, s. 54
  11. Arabs and Their Steeds, s. 55

Part Two: 1870s and 1880s

  1. The Cayote, Allegory of Want, s. 59
  2. With a Flash and a Whiz, s. 61
  3. Syrian Camels II, s. 62
  4. The Genuine Mexican Plug, s. 63
  5. The Retired Milk Horse, s. 67
  6. An Invention to Make Flies Curse, s. 69
  7. Peter and the Pain-Killer, s. 70
  8. The Pinch-bug and the Poodle, s. 73
  9. Bugs and Birds and Tom in the Morning, s. 74
  10. A Cat-Tale, s. 76
  11. The Presumptuous Ravens, s. 84
  12. Birds with a Sense of Humor, s. 86
  13. The Idiotic Ant, s. 90
  14. Cock-fight in New Orleans, s. 93
  15. The Bricksville Loafers, s. 94
  16. A Prescription for Universal Peace, s. 95

Part Three: 1890S-1910

  1. Letters from a Dog to Another Dog Explaining and Accounting for Man, s. 99
  2. The Phenomenal Flea, s. 107
  3. Huck Kills a Bird, s. 108
  4. The Bird with the Best Grammar , s. 109
  5. Ants and the True Religion, s. 109
  6. The Sailors and the St. Bernard
  7. Man's Place in the Animal World, s. 117
  8. The Marvelous Moa, s. 125
  9. The Inimitable Ornithorhynchus, s. 125
  10. The Laughing Jackass of Adelaide, s. 129
  11. The Phosphorescent Sea-Serpent, s. 129
  12. The Independent-Minded Magpie, s. 130
  13. The Bird of Birds, s. 131
  14. The Deadliest Song Known to Ornithology, s. 133
  15. The Pious Chameleon, s. 134
  16. A Pocketful of Bat, s. 135
  17. Hunting the Deceitful Turkey, s. 136
  18. Letter to the London Anti-Vivisection Society, s. 139
  19. The Victims, s.  141 Extracts from Adam's Diary
  20. Translated from the Original MS, s. 144
  21. Autobiography of Eve, s. 149
  22. Rosa and the Crows, s. 154
  23. Assassin, s. 154
  24. The Jungle Discusses Man, s. 155
  25. The Bee, s. 158
  26. "Was the World made for Man?", s. 161
  27. A Dog's Tale, s. 165
  28. Flies and Russians, s. 174
  29. Eve's Diary. Translated from the Original, s. 177
  30. The Supremacy of the House Fly, s. 181
  31. Mrs. Clemens Corners the Market in Flies, s. 186
  32. The Edisons of the Animal World, s. 187
  33. A Horse's Tale, s. 195
  34. Man and the Other Animals, s. 229
  35. The President Hunts a Cow, s. 231
  36. The Time I Got an Elephant for Christmas, s. 235
  37. Little Bessie Would Assist Providence, s. 238
  38. Letters from the Earth, s. 241
  39. Afterword, s. 257

Note on the Texts, s. 281
Notes, s. 291
Acknowledgments, s. 315
Index, s. 317

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