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eBook Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn: Essays on a Book, a Boy, and a Man ePub

by Tom Quirk

  • ISBN: 0826210333
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Tom Quirk
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Missouri (June 1, 1995)
  • Pages: 184
  • ePub book: 1526 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1197 kb
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  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 990

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The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the .

The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist over 20 years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism. Perennially popular with readers, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has also been the continued object of study by literary critics since its publication. Huckleberry Finn, "Huck" to his friends, is a boy about "thirteen or fourteen or along there" years old.

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.

The Essay on Huckleberry Finn As An American Character. Huckleberry Finn begins to look at Jim like the father he never had, and. Tom has an extraordinary imagination. Huckleberry Finn- Huck is the main character of the.

The Essay on Huckleberry Finn As An American Character age in Missouri during the middle 1800 s. The main character, Huckleberry Finn. really incapable of raising a rebellious boy like Huckleberry Finn. boy to the highest levels of poetry (Grant 2757). Using these many different dialects make The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Find nearly any book by Tom Quirk. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn: Essays on a Book, a Boy, and a Man: ISBN 9780826210333 (978-0-8262-1033-3) Softcover, University of Missouri, 1995. Mark Twain: A Study of the Short Fiction (Twayne's Studies in Short Fiction).

Tom Quirk, Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn: Essays on a Book, a Boy, and a Man (Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1993, £2. 0). Pp. 167. ISBN 0 3. Peter Messent (a1). University of Nottingham.

His other books include Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn (1993), Mark Twain: A Study of the Short Fiction (1997) and Nothing Abstract: Investigations in the American Literary Imagination (2001). Start reading Tales, Speeches, Essays, and Sketches (Penguin Classics) on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

What a head for just a boy to have! . Here was a boy that wasrespectable and well brung up; and had a character to lose; and folks athome that had characters; and he was bright and no. . Then the first dark night that comes steal the key out of theold man's britches after he goes to bed, and shove off down the river onthe raft with Jim, hiding daytimes and running nights, the way me and Jimused to do before. Here was a boy that wasrespectable and well brung up; and had a character to lose; and folks athome that had characters; and he was bright and not leather-headed; andknowing and not ignorant; and not mean, but kind; and yet here he was,without any more pride, or rightness, or feeling, than to stoop to thisbusiness, and make himself a shame, and.

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.