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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - 00 edition

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780395980781

ISBN10: 039598078X

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - ISBN 9780395980781
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Riverside Editions
Published: 2000
International: No
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - ISBN 9780395980781

ISBN13: 9780395980781

ISBN10: 039598078X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 00

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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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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

Readings

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