Category: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

by Mark Twain. A satiric look at big-headed 19th Century Americans—and what can be learned from King Arthur and his chivalrous knights. The shockingly prescient ending is well worth the wait.
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Twain

Twain—Episode One hundred eighty-eight (pts 1-2)–The End is Nigh

Chapters 39-44–the end of the book! Travelogues on HOLD for now, I’ll let you know when I have space enough for them again. Don’t forget to check out the Dickens of a Christmas blog hop—A Christmas Carol (e-text here) goes up earlier there, but the story will be repeated on CraftLit...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Twain

Twain—Episode One hundred eighty-seven–Rumbly Grumbly

Today a whopping set of chapters—34-38! You’ll see why. And a slew of nifty links for you! A Dickens of a Christmas blog hop—recipes and patterns and podcasts, oh my! Travelogue videos, MagicKnitter’s new FiberFiction website (contribute stories/patterns now!), Jill at the Quilt Rat will amaze you with the wonderfulness of...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Twain

186–Twain – chapters – A Cup of Tea

Travelogue videos, pics of The Guild pretties (below), kids and Halloween http://media.blubrry.com/craftlit/p/media.libsyn.com/media/craftlit/CraftLit_186_103110.mp3Podcast (libsyn): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:28:35 — 81.1MB)

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Twain

Twain—Episode One hundred eighty-five–Fall Bounty

Not a ton of links, but a few–Classic Tales podcast, Twain’s slam on King Leopold (wiki explaining the satire here), Gluten-free Bisquick!, and Zentangles fun, and my NaNoWriMo profile (you can friend me with the number in the URL). Plus, here’s Hadrian’s Wall. Just cuz. Don’t forget to pick up the...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Twain

Twain—Episode One hundred eighty-four–Wish You Were There

Today chapters 27 and 28! Links for you–Sew a Where the Wild Things Are hat + pattern!, Tour Flickr group, CraftLit Group page, CraftLit FAN page (!), Austen/Colin Firth article (thank you Marla), Instructables Precision Pumpkin Carving (’tis the season), Donors Choose (for a friend in NY), we get on Casting...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Twain

Twain—Episode One hundred eighty-two–Impacted

182–Impacted and 183–London Calling Lots of links and fun for you: Todd Culp‘s Peace of Action group on Ravelry, link to BBC Radio Wales’ Roy Noble show (Sept 29, 2010! 2pm Welsh time!), don’t forget to take the poll in the sidebar. And here’s where I hope to be uploading updates...

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Twain

Twain—Episode One hundred eighty-one–Ambivalent Commitment

Today, chapters 21-22! A few fun links–Guerrilla Knitters in NZ, an old friend’s newish site Sustainable Eats , Nickled and Dimed (a good read if a sad one), http://media.blubrry.com/craftlit/p/media.libsyn.com/media/craftlit/CraftLit_181_091810.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB)Get CraftLit Every Week: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | More

Twain—Episode One hundred eighty–CraftLit, meet Bard. Bard, meet CraftLit

Twain—Episode One hundred eighty–CraftLit, meet Bard. Bard, meet CraftLit

Chapters 19-20! Chop Bard! An awesome Shakespeare Podcast! You’ll love it! Phyllis sent in this link to a Snow Farm class that incorporates a bit of the Madame Defarge love; TwirlyMama in Vancouver BC selling her crocheted wares for BP oil victims; Femke’s new 88novels blog; new pics of Lyme and...