What Were Some Awards Won by Mark Twain?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 24, 2020 5:32:47 PM ET
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Although he was a major American author, Mark Twain received only two awards in his lifetime: an honorary doctorate from Yale University in 1901 and an honorary doctorate from Oxford University in 1907. Mark Twain was the pen name of Samuel Clemens. He is best known for writing novels, including the "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

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