Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: complete text with introduction, historical contexts, critical essays

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Houghton Mifflin, 2000 - Fiction - 392 pages
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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 Smith's introduction to the 1958 Riverside Edition of the novel, as well as critical essays.

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Contents

Henry Nash Smith Introduction to Adventures
323
Alan Trachtenberg The Form of Freedom
345
Smith Huck Jim and American
356
Copyright

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Mark Twain is the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835Mark Twain is the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835Mark Twain is the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910). He is the author of the beloved classics The Adven - 1910). He is the author of the beloved classics The Adven - 1910). He is the author of the beloved classics The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Liftures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Liftures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's e on the Mississippi, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's e on the Mississippi, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and The Prince and the Pauper. Court and The Prince and the Pauper. Court and The Prince and the Pauper.

Susan K. Harris is Professor of American Literature at Penn State University, University Park. She is the author of books and articles on 19th-century women writers and on Mark Twain.