The Critical Response to Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn contains articles, reviews, and scholarly essays spanning the period from the original publication of the novel in 1885 to the present. The collection reflects the major literary trends and issues of response to the book--such as persistent attempts to ban it, literary criticism concerning its ending, and many thematic interpretations. Among essayists included are literary figures such as T. S. Eliot and Twain scholars Walter Blair, Leo Marx, and James Cox. Champion provides an introductory overview on the range and issues of critical response, a feature on adaptations of Huckleberry Finn, and a bibliography of additional scholarship.Attempts to ban or take Adventures of Huckleberry Finn off required reading lists continue. ... Her essay in this collection represents her response to this particular attempt and her insights concerning the role of the teacher in presentinganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Critical Response to Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1991-01-01|