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Author Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Title Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : a case study in critical controversy / Mark Twain ; edited by Gerald Graff, James Phelan.
Imprint Boston, MA : Bedford/St. Martin's, [2004]
©2004
Edition Second edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PS1305.A2 G73 2004    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PS1305.A2 G73 2004    AVAILABLE  
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Criticism and interpretation.
Finn, Huckleberry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Runaway children -- Fiction.
Male friendship -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Boys -- Fiction.
Mississippi River -- Fiction.
Missouri -- Fiction.
Alt Name Graff, Gerald.
Phelan, James, 1951-
Description x, 550 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The life of Samuel Clemens and the reception of Huckleberry Finn -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : the 1885 text -- A portfolio of illustrations from the 1885 edition -- The controversy over the ending : did Mark Twain sell Jim down the river? A certain formal aptness / Lionel Trilling ; The boy and the river : without beginning or end / T.S. Eliot ; Mr. Eliot, Mr. Trilling, and Huckleberry Finn / Leo Marx ; Jim's Africanist presence in Huckleberry Finn / Toni Morrison ; Huckleberry Finn or, consequences / Stacey Margolis ; From Deadpan Huck / Sacvan Bercovitch -- The controversy over race : does Huckleberry Finn combat or reinforce racist attitudes? Morality and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Julius Lester ; Born to trouble : one hundred years of Huckleberry Finn / Justin Kaplan ; The struggle for tolerance : race and censorship in Huckleberry Finn / Peaches Henry ; More than a reader's response : a letter to "De ole true Huck" / Gerry Brenner ; On the nature and status of covert texts : a reply to Gerry Brenner's "Letter to 'De ole true Huck' / James Phelan ; From Huckleberry Finn as idol and target / Jonathan Arac ; Say it ain't so, Huck : second thoughts on Mark Twain's "masterpiece" / Jane Smiley ; Selling Huck Finn down the river : a response to Jane Smiley / Seymour Chwast -- The controversy over gender and sexuality : are Twain's sexual politics progressive, regressive, or beside the point? Reformers and young maidens : women and virtue in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Nancy A. Walker ; Reading gender in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Myra Jehlen ; Walker versus Jehlen versus Twain / Frederick Crews ; A response to Frederick Crews / Martha Woodmansee ; Come back to the raft ag'in, Huck Honey! / Leslie Fiedler ; "Innocent homosexuality" : the Fiedler thesis in retrospect / Christopher Looby.
Summary Contains the 1855 text of Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," including several of its illustrations, and presents twenty critical essays as examples of the controversy the novel has generated.
ISBN 0312400292
9780312400293
OCLC # 54095508
Table of Contents
Pt. 1Mark Twain and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 
 The life of Samuel Clemens and the reception of Huckleberry Finn19
 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : the 1885 text27
 A portfolio of illustrations from the 1885 edition264
Pt. 2A case study in critical controversy 
 The controversy over the ending : did Mark Twain sell Jim down the river?277
 A certain formal aptness / Lionel Trilling283
 The boy and the river : without beginning or end / T. S. Eliot285
 Mr. Eliot, Mr. Trilling, and Huckleberry Finn / Leo Marx289
 Jim's Africanist presence in Huckleberry Finn / Toni Morrison305
 Huckleberry Finn; or, consequences / Stacey Margolis310
 from Deadpan Huck / Sacvan Bercovitch332
 The controversy over race : does Huckleberry Finn combat or reinforce racist attitudes?356
 Morality and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Julius Lester362
 Born to trouble : one hundred years of Huckleberry Finn / Justin Kaplan371
 The struggle for tolerance : race and censorship in Huckleberry Finn / Peaches Henry382
 More than a reader's response : a letter to "de ole true Huck" / Gerry Brenner405
 On the nature and status of covert texts : a reply to Gerry Brenner's "letter to 'de ole true Huck'" / James Phelan423
 from Huckleberry Finn as idol and target / Jonathan Arac435
 Say it ain't so, Huck : second thoughts on Mark Twain's "masterpiece" / Jane Smiley456
 Selling Huck Finn down the river : a response to Jane Smiley / Seymour Chwast466
 The controversy over gender and sexuality : are Twain's sexual politics progressive, regressive, or beside the point?471
 Reformers and young maidens : women and virtue in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Nancy A. Walker476
 Reading gender in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Myra Jehlen496
 Walker versus Jehlen versus Twain / Frederick Crews509
 A response to Frederick Crews / Martha Woodmansee516
 Come back to the raft ag'in, Huck honey! / Leslie Fiedler519
 "Innocent homosexuality" : the Fiedler thesis in retrospect / Christopher Looby526
AppWriting about critical controversy542