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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism

Author: Mark Twain; Sculley Bradley; Richmond Croom Beatty; E Hudson Long; Thomas Cooley
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1977.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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The American classic is accompanied by critical studies by such scholars as Van Wyck Brooks, Lionel Trilling, and T.S. Eliot.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Humorous fiction
Bildungsromans
Named Person: Mark Twain; Huckleberry Finn, (Fictitious character); Huckleberry Finn, (Fictitious character); Mark Twain
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Sculley Bradley; Richmond Croom Beatty; E Hudson Long; Thomas Cooley
ISBN: 0393091465 9780393091465 0393044548 9780393044546
OCLC Number: 2985768
Description: xi, 452 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface to the second edition --
The text of adventures of Huckleberry Finn --
Note on the text --
The Raftsmen's passage: Should it remain? --
Backgrounds and sources --
Criticism: --
The first American review / Thomas Sergeant Perry --
Huckleberry Finn: a review / Brander Matthews --
From "The Ordeal of Mark Twain" / Van Wyck Brooks --
Mark Twain: the artist as American / Bernard DeVoto --
Huck Finn aborning / Delancey Ferguson --
The greatness of Huckleberry Finn / Lionel Trilling --
An introduction to Huckleberry Finn / T.S. Eliot --
Mr. Eliot, Mr. Trilling and Huckleberry Finn / Leo Marx --
The uncomfortable ending of Huckleberry Finn / James M. Cox --
"The End. Yours truly, Huck Finn": postscript / Roy harvey Pearce --
A sound heart and deformed conscience /Henry Nash Smith --
Huckleberry Finn by Common Day / Edwin H. Cady --
You can't go home again / Kenneth S. Lynn --
Come back to the raft ag'inHuck honey! / Leslie Fiedler --
Change the joke and slip the yoke / Ralph Ellison --
Black magic--and whie--in Huckleberry Finn / Daniel G. Hoffman --
Tom and Huck / Walter blair --
Disenchantment: Tom Sawyer in Huckleberry Finn / Judith Fetterley --
Selected bibliography.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Samuel Langhorne Clemens ; edited by Sculley Bradley, Richmond Croom Beatty, E. Hudson Long [and] Thomas Cooley.

Abstract:

The American classic is accompanied by critical studies by such scholars as Van Wyck Brooks, Lionel Trilling, and T.S. Eliot.

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Oral Tradition

by john.doe (WorldCat user published 2011-07-14) Very Good Permalink

Huckleberry Finn is an excellent example of Mark Twain's use of oral tradition in his writing. This is demonstrated in the extensive use of storytelling that occurs between Huck and Jim in their travels, as well as among the other characters in the text, such as the king and the duke. While...
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