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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Third Edition)(Norton Critical Editions) This perennially popular Norton Critical Edition reprints for the first time the definitive Iowa California text of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, complete with all original illustrations by Edward Windsor Kemble and John Harley The text is accompanied by explanatory annotations Contexts and Sources provides readers with a rich selection of documents related to the historical background, language, composition, sale, reception, and newly discovered first half of the manuscript of Mark Twain s greatest work Included are letters on the writing of the novel, excerpts from the author s autobiography, samples of bad poetry that inspired his satire including an effort by young Sam Clemens himself , a section on the censorship of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by schools and libraries over a hundred year period, and commentary by David Carkeet on dialects of the book and by Earl F Briden on its racist illustrations In addition, this section reprints the full texts of both Sociable Jimmy, upon which is based the controversial theory that Huck speaks in a black voice, and A True Story, Repeated Word for Word As I Heard It, the first significant attempt by Mark Twain to capture the speech of an African American in print Criticism of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is divided into Early Responses including the first negative review and Modern Views by Victor A Doyno, T S Eliot, Jane Smiley, David L Smith, Shelley Fisher Fishkin the black voice thesis , James R Kincaid a rebuttal of Fishkin , and David R Sewell Also included is Toni Morrison s moving personal Introduction to the troubling experience of reading and re reading Mark Twain s masterpiece A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included


About the Author: Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens 1835 1910 , best known to the world by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist, noted for his novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1884 , which has been called the Great American Novel , and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1876, among many others


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