The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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This is the first edition of Huckleberry Finn ever to be based on Mark Twain's entire original manuscript—including its first 663 pages, which had been lost for more than a hundred years when they were discovered in 1990 in a Los Angeles attic. The text of the Mark Twain Library edition (first published in 1985) has been re-edited using this manuscript, restoring thousands of details of wording, spelling, and punctuation that had been corrupted by Mark Twain's typist, typesetters, and proofreaders. The revised Mark Twain Library Huckleberry Finn is sure to become the standard edition for all students and readers of Mark Twain.The authoritative new edition of this beloved work includes all of the 174 first-edition illustrations by Edward Windsor Kemble, which the author called "rattling good." It also contains a new gathering of manuscript pages, photographically reproduced, and an appendix of passages from the manuscript, including the long-lost "ghost story," which illustrate how extensively Mark Twain revised his work. The editors have also revised and updated their explanatory notes, the maps of the Mississippi River valley, and the glossary of slang and dialect words.The story of Huck and his companion Jim, a runaway slave, as they travel down the Mississippi to escape from slavery and "sivilization" has been delighting readers around the world since Twain first published it in 1885. Simply put, it is a masterpiece: revolutionary in its narrative method, surpassingly funny, and at the same time deeply perceptive about human nature. No other American novel of the nineteenth century still commands so vast an audience, and certainly no other retains the capacity to stir controversy with its sharp satire on American racism.A Responsible Critical TextTo produce this authoritative critical text, the editors studied all aspects of Mark Twain's manuscript, working notes, proof sheets, and letters. To judge the authority of every variant, they created a unique electronic database that made it possible to analyze--by speaker and date of composition--every word in the manuscript and first edition.An Inside View of How Mark Twain Wrote Huckleberry FinnThe new appendixes of "Three Passages" and "Manuscript Facsimiles" will give teachers and students as well as the general reader a close-up view of Mark Twain's writing process. They can follow the evolution of three key passages, as the author searched for the right word, the truest dialect, and the most telling description.
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auth_author2 Cardwell, Guy, 1905-2005., Dietz, Norman., Fraley, Patrick., Kellogg, Steven., Laiken, Deidre S., O'Meally, Robert G., 1948-, Rasmussen, R. Kent,, Seelye, John D., Suter, Joanne., Votaw, John.
author Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
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display_description "The classic boyhood adventure tale, updated with a new introduction by noted Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen In recent years, neither the persistent effort to "clean up" the racial epithets in Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn nor its consistent use in the classroom have diminished, highlighting the novel's wide-ranging influence and its continued importance in American society. An incomparable adventure story, it is a vignette of a turbulent, yet hopeful epoch in American history, defining the experience of a nation in voices often satirical, but always authentic"--
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series Adventures of Tom and Huck, Bantam classic, Books of wonder, Great illustrated classics, Penguin classics, Penguin readers, Saddleback classics, Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
series_with_volume Adventures of Tom and Huck|bk. 2., Bantam classic, Books of wonder, Great illustrated classics, Penguin classics, Penguin readers, Saddleback classics, Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
subject_facet Boys -- Fiction, Boys -- Missouri -- Fiction, Boys -- Travel -- Mississippi River -- Fiction, Downloadable audio, Downloadable streaming, Finn, Huckleberry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Finn, Huckleberry -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Fugitive slaves -- Fiction, Male friendship -- Fiction, Mississippi River -- Fiction, Mississippi River -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings, Missouri -- Fiction, Missouri -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Race relations -- Fiction, Runaway children -- Fiction, Slavery -- Fiction, Streaming audio, Thesauri, Voyages and travels -- Fiction
title_display The adventures of Huckleberry Finn
title_full Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain ; foreword by Azar Nafisi ; introduction and notes by R. Kent Rasmussen, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Series, Book 2, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain ; adapted by Deidre S. Laiken ; illustrations by Pablo Marcos Studio, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain ; adapted by Joanne Suter, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain ; afterword by Alfred Kazin, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain ; retold by John Votaw, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain; with an introduction and notes by Robert O'Meally, George Stade Consulting Editorial Director, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twainches, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn / by Mark Twain ; illustrated by Steven Kellogg ; afterword by Peter Glassman, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn [electronic resource] / Mark Twain, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn [electronic resource] Twain, Mark, 1835-1910., The adventures of Huckleberry Finn [sound recording] / Mark Twain, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn [sound recording] / by Mark Twain
title_short The adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Literature, Young Adult Fiction
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