The Resource Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, (ebook)

Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, (ebook)

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Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
Title
Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
Title variation
Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
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Language
eng
Summary
In a radical departure from standard editions, Twain's most famous novels are published here as the continuous narrative that the author originally envisioned. More controversial will be the decision by the editor, noted Mark Twain scholar Alan Gribben, to eliminate the pejorative racial labels that Twain employed in his effort to write realistically about social attitudes of the 1840s. Gribben points out that dozens of other editions currently make available the inflammatory words, but their presence has gradually diminished the potential audience for two of Twain's masterpieces. "Both novels can be enjoyed deeply and authentically without those continual encounters with the hundreds of now-indefensible racial slurs," Gribben explains
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Midwest
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1835-1910
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Twain, Mark
Dewey number
813.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Sawyer, Tom
  • Finn, Huckleberry
  • Runaway children
  • Boys
  • Male friendship
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Race relations
  • Electronic books
  • Mississippi River
  • Missouri
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adult
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Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781603060660
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12169110
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remote
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12169110
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MWT12169110
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781603060660
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12169110
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12169110
System control number
MWT12169110
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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