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Title Readings on the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Katie de Koster, book editor.

Imprint San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, 1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.4 T911huDr    ---  Available
Description 208 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Greenhaven Press literary companion to American literature
Bibliography "Works by Mark Twain": p. 201-203.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-200) and index.
Contents ch. 1. Storyteller's art -- Huckleberry Finn is art drawn from life / Brander Matthews -- Precisely the right tone of voice / Victor A. Doyno -- Use of humor helps point up Huck's moral dilemma / James M. Cox -- Huck Finn forced Mark Twain to become a master novelist / Alfred Kazin -- Games: a key to understanding Huckleberry Finn / Ralph Cohen -- ch. 2. Images of America in Huckleberry Finn -- Extraordinary characters among provincial country folk / Horace Spencer Fiske -- Huck Finn as a symbol of Jacksonian ideals / Andrew Jay Hoffman -- Satire on American institutions / Gladys Carmen Bellamy -- American civilization threatens to destroy Huck / Jay Martin -- ch. 3. Issues of race in Huckleberry Finn -- Huckleberry Finn is racist trash / John H. Wallace -- Irony of an "uncivilized" friendship / Richard K. Barksdale -- Mark Twain and African American voices / Shelley Fisher Fishkin -- Blackface minstrels influenced many aspects of Huck Finn / Eric Lott -- Huckleberry Finn versus Uncle Tom's Cabin / Jane Smiley -- ch. 4. Problematic ending of Huckleberry Finn -- Bitterly comic inversion of tragic truth / Joyce A. Rowe -- Psychoanalytic study of the ending of Huckleberry Finn / Jose Barchilon and Loel S. Kovel -- Savage indictment of "the best authorities" / Carson Gibb -- Beautifully crafted ending / Richard Hill.
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Adventure stories, American -- History and criticism.
Added Author De Koster, Katie, 1948-
ISBN 1565108191 (lib. : alk. paper)
1565108183 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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