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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : complete text with introduction, historical contexts, critical essays

Author: Mark Twain; Susan K Harris; Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2000.
Series: New Riverside editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Huckleberry Finn flees from his brutal father, he meets up with an old friend, the slave Jim, who is also running away. Together, they travel by raft down the Mississippi, tumbling in and out of amazing adventures -- from a floating house to a funeral, a shipwreck to a circus -- and experience some of the strange ways of people in the Deep South.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2000
(OCoLC)606282937
Named Person: Mark Twain; Huckleberry Finn, (Fictitious character); Huckleberry Finn, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Susan K Harris; Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
ISBN: 039598078X 9780395980781
OCLC Number: 43573522
Description: viii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Contexts. The composition of adventures of Huckleberry Finn --
Barges from historic life styles in the Upper Mississippi River Valley --
From sunup to sundown : the life of a slave --
Pioneers, preacher, the people of the Mississippi Valley --
William Shakespeare and the American people --
The bad-boy boom from rhetorical power --
Was Huck black? Mark Twain and African-American voices --
Huck Finn Reviewed : the reception of Huckleberry Finn in the United States, 1885 --
1897 --
The text. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn --
Readings. Introduction to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn --
The form of freedom in Huckleberry Finn --
Huck, Jim, and American racial discourse --
Huckleberry Finn : alive at 100 --
Re-marking Twain.
Series Title: New Riverside editions.
Responsibility: Mark Twain ; edited by Susan K. Harris ; with the assistance of Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon.
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When Huckleberry Finn flees from his brutal father, he meets up with an old friend, the slave Jim, who is also running away. Together, they travel by raft down the Mississippi, tumbling in and out of amazing adventures -- from a floating house to a funeral, a shipwreck to a circus -- and experience some of the strange ways of people in the Deep South.

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I. Contexts Victor Doyno, The Composition of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn George E. Bates, Jr. et al., "Barges" from Historic Life Styles in the Upper Mississippi River Valley Lorenzo J. Greene, Read more...

 
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