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Author Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.

Title Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : a case study in critical controversy / Mark Twain ; edited by Gerald Graff, James Phelan.

Imprint Boston, MA : Bedford/St. Martin's, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.4 T911hu 2004    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description x, 550 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The life of Samuel Clemens and the reception of Huckleberry Finn -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : the 1885 text -- A portfolio of illustrations from the 1885 edition -- The controversy over the ending : did Mark Twain sell Jim down the river? A certain formal aptness / Lionel Trilling ; The boy and the river : without beginning or end / T.S. Eliot ; Mr. Eliot, Mr. Trilling, and Huckleberry Finn / Leo Marx ; Jim's Africanist presence in Huckleberry Finn / Toni Morrison ; Huckleberry Finn or, consequences / Stacey Margolis ; From Deadpan Huck / Sacvan Bercovitch -- The controversy over race : does Huckleberry Finn combat or reinforce racist attitudes? Morality and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Julius Lester ; Born to trouble : one hundred years of Huckleberry Finn / Justin Kaplan ; The struggle for tolerance : race and censorship in Huckleberry Finn / Peaches Henry ; More than a reader's response : a letter to "De ole true Huck" / Gerry Brenner ; On the nature and status of covert texts : a reply to Gerry Brenner's "Letter to 'De ole true Huck' / James Phelan ; From Huckleberry Finn as idol and target / Jonathan Arac ; Say it ain't so, Huck : second thoughts on Mark Twain's "masterpiece" / Jane Smiley ; Selling Huck Finn down the river : a response to Jane Smiley / Seymour Chwast -- The controversy over gender and sexuality : are Twain's sexual politics progressive, regressive, or beside the point? Reformers and young maidens : women and virtue in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Nancy A. Walker ; Reading gender in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Myra Jehlen ; Walker versus Jehlen versus Twain / Frederick Crews ; A response to Frederick Crews / Martha Woodmansee ; Come back to the raft ag'in, Huck Honey! / Leslie Fiedler ; "Innocent homosexuality" : the Fiedler thesis in retrospect / Christopher Looby.
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Criticism and interpretation.
Finn, Huckleberry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Mississippi River -- Fiction.
Runaway children -- Fiction.
Male friendship -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Missouri -- Fiction.
Boys -- Fiction.
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain)
Genre/Form Adventure fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Added Author Graff, Gerald.
Phelan, James, 1951-
ISBN 0312400292

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