Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn:
Text, Illustrations, and Early Reviews
This collection offers a complete early edition of Huckleberry
the 174 illustrations from the first edition, and the obscene
illustration that appeared in the sales prospectuses. Also
included: dozens of early reviews from newspapers and magazines
the country; early ads; the London and American first edition
and a 1930 article by E.W. Kemble describing his experiences
illustrating Huckleberry Finn compiled by Virginia H.
Cope at University of Virginia.
- First read this article about the PBS show,
"Born to Trouble.
A second source for the article.
- My study guide for Huck Finn by Chapter
- The best net resource for Huck Finn is by Dawn
Hogue. In addition, her excellent page on race
make any discussion of Huck Finn all that more informed.
- A scholarly essay, "The Flawed Greatness of Huckleberry Finn" by Tom
Quick who makes a strong argument that the novel is Twain being satirical.
- A head on article about the controversy in Philip Rawls, "Huck Finn: Controversy over removing the 'N word' from Mark
Twain novel" presented arguments about the book from both sides.
- "What Have Famous Writers Said About Huckleberry Finn?"
- Teaching Huck Finn: The Controversy and the Challenge
- "Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn, and Race in Postbellum
You should get the idea that there is a lot to say about this novel. You'd be right.
ONLINE SOURCE: Huck Finn