Originally published in 1884, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the journey of a young boy down the Mississippi River. Huck encounters thieves, murders, and various adventures. The book has also encountered censorship. Read more about Mark Twain's famous book: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
by Mark Twain. Michael Patrick Hearn (Editor). E.W. Kemble (Illustrator). W.W. Norton & Company. Hearn writes, "Anyone who dares write about Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
must consider the vast and rich critical heritage of Mark Twain and his work." This book provides a comprehensive look at Twain's great and controversial work, with rare photographs, drawings, prints, cartoons, maps, the suppressed "obscene" plate, and other Kemble designs.
This unabridged Brilliance audiobook collection offers the story of Huckleberry Finn and his trip down the Mississippi River with Jim. This book has entertained generations of readers, but it has also been a definative development in American fiction. This is the perfect opportunity to hear what the controversy is all about.
by Mark Twain, and Emory Elliot (Editor). Oxford University Press. Editor Emory Elliot writes, "For much of this century leading writers, literary critics, and general readers have proclaimed Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
to be the great American novel." His introduction offers an important view into Twain's famous work.
This Dover edition features five famous American novels: The Red Badge of Courage
, The Scarlet Letter
, Ethan Frome
, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
, and The Turn of the Screw
in one boxed set.
Carl F. Wieck (University of Georgia Press) offers "ideas, feelings, and perceptions" that help us to understand what a unique experience The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
really is. This book explores Mark Twain in his time, in relation to his book, and in relation to Frederick Douglass, William Dean Howells, Abraham Lincoln, and other influences.
by Mark Twain, Victor Fischer, Bancroft Library, Walter Blair (Editor). University of California Press. This edition utilizes the original manuscript of Mark Twain's classic novel. Read more about the process in "Notes on the Text."
by Claudia Durst Johnson. Greenwood Publishing Group. Explore the background behind Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
with historical documents, commentary, and other works for further study. Sections include: "Literary Analysis: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Forms of Enslavement," "Unfit for Children: Censorship and Race," "Mark Twain's Mississippi Valley," and more.
by James S. Leonard (Editor), Thomas A. Tenney (Editor), and Thadious M. Davis. Duke University Press. This book includes essays by Mary Kemp Davis, Peaches Henry, Betty H. Jones, Carmen Subryan, John H. Wallace, and Fredrick Woodard, Donnarae MacCann, and others. These writers explore the significance of this novel.
by Stuart Hutchinson (Editor). Columbia University Press. This book includes criticism by by William Dean Howells, T. S. Eliot, Leslie Fiedler, Ralph Ellison, Norman Mailer, and Toni Morrison. Chapters include: "Introduction," "Contemporary Reviews," "Twentieth Century Criticism," "Dates of Composition," and more.