Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn

Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn

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In Coming to Grips with HUCKLEBERRY FINN, Tom Quirk traces the history of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from its inception in 1876 to its problematic presence in today's American culture. By approaching Twain's novel from several quite different perspectives, Quirk reveals how the author's imagination worked and why this novel has affected so many people for so long and in so many curious ways.Essays on a Book, a Boy, and a Man Tom Quirk. Americaa#39;s youth. I have heard that it was for a time banned in China because it undermined a culture devoted to ancestor worship a€” Huck does not display a proper reverence for his father.

Title:Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn
Author:Tom Quirk
Publisher:University of Missouri Press - 1995


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