Summary: In addition to the entire text of what some consider the quintessential American novel, this comprehensive volume features materials that help place the novel in perspective with its time and place. Contexts includes essays on the composition of the novel, the people and history of the Upper Mississippi Valley, slavery, and the critical reception of the novel upon its publication. Readings includes Henry Nash Smiths introduction to the 1958 Riverside Edition of the n
Summary: In addition to the entire text of what some consider the quintessential American novel, this comprehensive volume features materials that help place the novel in perspective with its time and place. Contexts includes essays on the composition of the novel, the people and history of the Upper Mississippi Valley, slavery, and the critical reception of the novel upon its publication. Readings includes Henry Nash Smiths introduction to the 1958 Riverside Edition of the novel, as well as critical essays. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:00 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Riverside Editions Year Published: 2000 International: No
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1. Victor Doyno, The Composition of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 2. Map from The Annotated Huckleberry Finn 3. Henry Lewis, The State of Missouri 4. Woodcuts of barges and keelboats 5. Lawrence W. Levine, William Shakespeare 6. Greene, Lorenzo J., Kremer, Gary R. and Antonio F. Holland. From Sunup to Sundown: The Life of the Slave 7. Eugene D. Genovese, The Runaways 8. Woodcuts of riverlife from McDermott 9. William Henry Milburn, From Pioneers, Preachers and People of the Mississippi Valley 10. David Carakeet, From The Dialects in Huckleberry Finn 13. Steven Mailloux, The Bad-Boy Boom 14. Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Introduction and pages from Break Dancing in the Drawing Room 15. Victor Fischer, Huck Finn Reviewed: The Reception of Huckleberry Finn in the United States, 1885-1897
16. Henry Nash Smith, A Sound Heart A Deformed Conscience 17. Alan Trachtenberg, The Form of Freedom in Huckleberry Finn 18. Ralph Ellison, from Shadow Act
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