The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Connections and Further Reading
by Mark Twain

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Bibliography and Further Reading

(Novels for Students)

Sources

Baetzhold, Howard G. "Samuel Longhorn Clemens." In Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography: Realism, Naturalism, and Local Color, 1865-1917. Gale, 1988, pp. 68-83.

Bridgman, Richard. Traveling in Mark Twain. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.

Camfeld, Gregg, ed. The Oxford Companion to Mark Twain. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Chadwick-Joshua, Jocelyn. The Jim Dilemma: Reading Race in "Huckleberry Finn." Jackson, Miss: University Press of Mississippi.

Fishkin, Shelly Fisher. Was Huck Black? Mark Twain and African-American Voices. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Graff, Gerald, and John Phelan, eds. Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A Case Study in Critical Controversy. Boston, MA: Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, 1995.

Hansen, Chadwick. "The Character of Jim and the Ending of 'Huckleberry Finn'." In The Massachusetts Review, Vol. V, No. 1, Autumn, 1963, pp. 45-66.

Hemingway, Ernest. The Green Hills of Africa. Scribner, 1935.

Henry, Peaches. "The Struggle for Tolerance: Race and Censorship in Huckleberry Finn." In Satire or Evasion? Black Perspectives on Huckleberry Finn, edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, and Thadius Davis. Duke University Press, 1992, pp. 25-48.

Howe, Lawrence. Mark Twain and the Novel: The Double-Cross of Authority. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Kravitz, Bennett. Dreaming Mark Twain. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1996.

Lester, Julius. "Morality and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." In Satire or Evasion? Black Perspectives on Huckleberry Finn, edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, and Thadius Davis. Duke University Press, 1992, pp. 199-207.

Lott, Eric. "Mr. Clemens and Jim Crow: Twain, Race, and Blackface." In Criticism and the Color Line: Desegregating American Literature, edited by Henry B. Wonham. Rutgers University Press, 1996, pp 30-42.

Marx, Leo. "Mr. Eliot, Mr. Trilling, and Huckleberry Finn." In The American Scholar, Vol. XXII, 1953, pp. 432-40.

Mencken, H. L. "Final Estimate." In his H. L. Mencken's "Smart Set" Criticism, edited by William H. Nolte. Cornell University Press, 1968, pp. 182-89.

Rasmussen, R. Kent. Mark Twain A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Writings. New York: Facts on File, 1995.

Robinson, Forrest G. "The Characterization of Jim in Huckleberry Finn." In Nineteenth-Century Literature, Vol XLIII, No. 3, December, 1988, pp. 361-91.

Sloane, David E. E. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: American Comic Vision. Boston, MA: Twayne, 1988.

Trilling, Lionel. "The Greatness of Huckleberry Finn." In Huckleberry Finn Among the Critics, edited by M. Thomas Inge. University Publications of America, 1985, pp. 81-92.

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, edited by Henry Nash Smith. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Company, 1958.

Wieck, Carl F. Refiguring Huckleberry Finn. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2000.

For Further Study

Berret, Anthony J. Mark Twain and Shakespeare: a Cultural Legacy. University Press of America, 1993. A contextualization of Shakespeare in Twain's time, debates about authorship, Twain's identification with Shakespeare, and popular productions.

Boker, Pamela A. The Grief Taboo in American Literature: Loss and Prolonged Adolescence in Twain, Melville, and Hemingway. New York University Press, 1996. In this study, Boker looks at the relationship between loss and coming-of-age issues as they are expressed in the works of several prominent American authors.

Bridgman, Richard. Traveling in Mark Twain. University of California Press, 1987. A study of how journeys express several themes in Twain's works.

DeVoto, Bernard. Mark Twain's America. Houghton Mifflin, 1932. DeVoto thoroughly analyses the novel's structure and reception.

Fishkin, Shelley Fisher. Lighting Out for the Territory: Reflections on Mark Twain and American Culture. Oxford University Press, 1997. A new study of how Twain's focus on issues relating to the frontier reflect a uniquely American experience.

Hoffman, Andrew Jay. Twain's Heroes, Twain's...

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