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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, a friend of Tom Sawyer and narrator of two other Twain novels. It is a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

  • also known as "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete (Large Print)"; "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)"; "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn/Tom Sawyer (Junior Classics)"; "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn"; "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn CD set (Cambridge Literature)"; "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) (The Oxford Mark Twain)"; "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade)"; "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade)"; The Adventrues of Huckleberry Finn; The adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Adv of Huck Finn; Huckleberry Finn; Twain's Huckleberry Finn
  • language: English Language
  • characters:
    • Huckleberry Finn
    • Tom Sawyer
    • Aunt Polly
    • Pap Finn
    • Jim
  • genres: Children's literature, Adventure fiction, Satire, Fiction, Humour
  • subjects: Mississippi River, Missouri, Slavery, 19th century, History, Friendship, Classics, Literature, Adventure, Humanities, English Literature, Education, Literary criticism, Popular literature, The arts
  • released in (131 years ago)

Films

  1. "Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn" is a 1985 tv film directed by Peter H. Hunt.
  2. "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is a film.
  3. "Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn" is a film.

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Google previewMark Twain for Kids (2004)

His Life & Times, 21 Activities by R. Kent Rasmussen

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an equally great adventure, and it, too, is filled with wonderful humor and warm human compassion. It is the kind of book that changes the ways that people regard other human beings. The Prince and the ...

Google previewHARVESTING DARKNESS (2006)

ESSAYS ON LITERATURE, MYTH, FILM AND CULTURE by Dennis Slattery

Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel which concerns itself with many kinds of fiction. It is a narrative about money, or better, about the myth of money—divinity in dollars, a story of sacred cents. It is also Twain's magnum opus ...

Google previewWriting for Visual Media (2014)

by Anthony Friedmann

Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an episodic and peripatetic ( meaning “wandering”) story. The same narrative structure is replicated in the television series and soap operas, like The Bold and the Beautiful or The Young ...

Google previewAmerican Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales (2016)

An Encyclopedia of American Folklore (3 Volumes) by Christopher R. Fee, Jeffrey B. Webb

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a coming-of-age tale that is significant in the American literary tradition Frontispiece from Mark Twain's novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, first published in the United States in 1885. The story ...

Google previewExistentialist Themes and Education (2012)

by Rivca Gordon, Haim Gordon

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a book that shows two kinds of adventures that are experienced by Huck Finn. What we previously called true adventures are things that happened to Huck Finn. They were not adventures, and Huck never ...

Google previewWhite Liberal Identity, Literary Pedagogy, and Classic American Realism (2005)

by Phillip Barrish

Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a brilliant and seminal American novel in which the word “nigger” appears over two hundred times. Focusing on the oft-recognized dilemmas involved in teaching the novel, this chapter explores ...

Google previewThe Victorian Bookshelf (2016)

An Introduction to 61 Essential Novels by Jess Nevins

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel that most students will have read ( or at least skimmed) in high school. Approached years later, as either college students or adults, readers will find it a much different and more difficult book than ...

Google previewWord Smart II (2001)

How to Build a More Educated Vocabulary by Adam Robinson, Princeton Review (Firm)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an American classic; many readers view it as the Great American Novel. The adjective classical is closely related but usually distinct in meaning. Classical literature is the literature of ancient Greece and ...

Google previewInternational Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (2004)

by Peter Hunt

In both The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain portrayed adults in a negative light and allowed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Underground Railroad (2006)

by J. Blaine Hudson

Ernest Hemingway considered The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn the source of all American literature. To Twain's critics, the novel is patently racist because the word “nigger” appears throughout. On the other hand, Twain's defenders argue ...

Google previewDictionary Catalogue of the Free Public Library Bristol, Connecticut (1903)

by Free Public Library (Bristol, Conn.)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by S. L. Clemens (pseud. Mark Twain.) j. Adventures of Jimmy Brown, by W. L. Alden. j. Adventures of Joel Pepper, by Margaret Sidney, pseud, j. Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, by Cuthbert Bede, pseud.

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