A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court docket is an 1889 novel by way of American slapstick comedian and author Mark Twain. The publication was once initially titled A Yankee in King Arthur's court docket. a few early variations are titled A Yankee on the courtroom of King Arthur.
In the booklet, a Yankee engineer from Connecticut named Hank Morgan gets a serious blow to the top and is in some way transported in time and house to England through the reign of King Arthur. After a few preliminary confusion and his catch by means of one among Arthur's knights, Hank realizes that he's really some time past, and he makes use of his wisdom to make humans think that he's a robust magician.
Twain wrote the e-book as a burlesque of Romantic notions of chivalry after being encouraged by means of a dream within which he was once a knight himself, seriously inconvenienced by way of the burden and bulky nature of his armor.

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