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The Resource Satire or evasion? : Black perspectives on Huckleberry Finn, edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, Thadious M. Davis, (electronic book)

Satire or evasion? : Black perspectives on Huckleberry Finn, edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, Thadious M. Davis, (electronic book)

Label
Satire or evasion? : Black perspectives on Huckleberry Finn
Title
Satire or evasion?
Title remainder
Black perspectives on Huckleberry Finn
Statement of responsibility
edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, Thadious M. Davis
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Though one of America's best known and loved novels, Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has often been the object of fierce controversy because of its racist language and reliance on racial stereotypes. This collection of fifteen essays by prominent African American scholars and critics examines the novel's racist elements and assesses the degree to which Twain's ironies succeed or fail to turn those elements into a satirical attack on racism. Ranging from the laudatory to the openly hostile, these essays include personal impressions of Huckleberry Finn, descriptions of classroom expe
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1305
LC item number
.S27 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leonard, J. S.
  • Tenney, Thomas Asa
  • Davis, Thadious M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature and society
  • Satire, American
  • Finn, Huckleberry (Fictitious character)
  • African Americans in literature
  • Fugitive slaves in literature
  • Race relations in literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • Racism in literature
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Finn, Huckleberry
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • United States
Label
Satire or evasion? : Black perspectives on Huckleberry Finn, edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, Thadious M. Davis, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-269) and index
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
Contents
Case against Huck Finn -- Struggle for tolerance : race and censorship in Huckleberry Finn -- History, slavery, and thematic irony in Huckleberry Finn -- Ending of Huckleberry finn : "Freeing the free negro" -- Veil rent in Twain : degradation and revelation in adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Mark Twain and the black challenge -- Huck, Jim, and American racial discourse -- Twain's "Nigger" Jim : the tragic face behind the minstrel mask -- Minstrell Shackles and Nineteenth-Century "Liberality" in Huckleberry Finn -- Huck and Jim : a reconsideration -- Nigger and knowledge : white double-consciousness in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Morality and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- "A true book-with some stretchers" : Huck Finn Today -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; or, Mark Twain's Racial ambiguity
Dimensions
22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
iv, 281 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822311744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Satire or evasion? : Black perspectives on Huckleberry Finn, edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, Thadious M. Davis, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-269) and index
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
Contents
Case against Huck Finn -- Struggle for tolerance : race and censorship in Huckleberry Finn -- History, slavery, and thematic irony in Huckleberry Finn -- Ending of Huckleberry finn : "Freeing the free negro" -- Veil rent in Twain : degradation and revelation in adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Mark Twain and the black challenge -- Huck, Jim, and American racial discourse -- Twain's "Nigger" Jim : the tragic face behind the minstrel mask -- Minstrell Shackles and Nineteenth-Century "Liberality" in Huckleberry Finn -- Huck and Jim : a reconsideration -- Nigger and knowledge : white double-consciousness in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Morality and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- "A true book-with some stretchers" : Huck Finn Today -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; or, Mark Twain's Racial ambiguity
Dimensions
22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
iv, 281 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780822311744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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