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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn :

by Twain, Mark,
Additional authors: Cooley, Thomas,
Series: Norton critical edition. Edition statement:3rd ed. Published by : Norton, (New York :) Physical details: xi, 402 p. : ill. ; ISBN:9780393966404. Year: 1999
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Preface to the third edition -- Note on the text and illustrations -- The text of adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Contexts and sources -- Mark twain -- Letters about Huckleberry Finn -- From the autobiography -- The "poet lariat," the "Sweet Singer of Michigan," and young Sam Clemens / Bloodgood H. Cutter -- On the death of his beloved wife / Julia A. Moore -- Little Andrew / Sam Clemens --To Jennie and to Mollie -- Publishing circular confidential terms to agents -- Banned book: One hundred years of "trouble" for Huck's book -- Boston transcript, March 1885 -- Springfield Republican, March 1885 -- Mark Twain -- Replies to the newspapers / John H. Wallace -- Case against Huck Finn / Earl F. Briden -- Kemble's "specialty" and the pictorial countertext of Huckleberry Finn / David Carkeet -- Dialects in Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain -- True story, repeated word for word as I heard it / Sociable Jimmy -- Criticism -- Early responses -- William Ernest Henley -- Review: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Brander Matthews -- Review: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Robert Bridges -- Mark Twain's blood-curdling humor / Thomas Sergeant Perry -- First major American review -- Modern views / Victor A. Doyno -- From writing Huck Finn: Mark Twain's creative process / T.S. Eliot -- Introduction to adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Jane Smiley -- Say it ain't so, Huck: Second thoughts on Mark Twain's "masterpiece" / David L. Smith -- Huck, Jim, and American racial discourse / Shelley Fisher Fishkin -- Jimmy [from was Huck black?] / James R. Kincaid -- Voices on the Mississippi [review of was Huck black?] / Toni Morrison -- This amazing, troubling book -- Mark Twain: Chronology -- Selected bibliography.

Reprints the Iowa-California text of the classic novel about Huck Finn, son of the town drunk, who joins an escaped slave in a bid for freedom down the Mississippi River; and includes annotations, documents, information about the author, and critical excerpts.