The Resource Black, White, and Huckleberry Finn : Re-imagining the American Dream, (electronic resource)

Black, White, and Huckleberry Finn : Re-imagining the American Dream, (electronic resource)

Label
Black, White, and Huckleberry Finn : Re-imagining the American Dream
Title
Black, White, and Huckleberry Finn
Title remainder
Re-imagining the American Dream
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This consequential book takes a hard, systematic look at the depiction of blacks, whites, and race relations in Mark Twain's classic novel, raising questions about its canonical status in American literature. Huckleberry Finn, one of the most widely taught novels in American literature, has long been the subject of ongoing debates over issues ranging from immorality to racism. Here, Elaine Mensh and Harry Mensh enter the debate with a careful and thoughtful examination of racial messages imbedded in the tale of Huck and Jim. Using as a gauge
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Mensh, Elaine
Dewey number
  • 813.4
  • 813/.4
Language note
English
LC call number
  • PS1305
  • PS1305 .M46 2013
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Mensh, Harry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adventure stories, American -- History and criticism
  • African Americans in literature
  • Fugitive slaves in literature
  • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Race relations in literature
  • Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Political and social views
  • Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910. -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Literature and society
  • Adventure stories, American
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Fugitive slaves in literature
  • Race relations in literature
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • American Literature
Label
Black, White, and Huckleberry Finn : Re-imagining the American Dream, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Trespassers; 2. Marginal Boy; 3. Shifting Perspectives; 4. Black Roots, White Roots; 5. Shallows, Depths, and Crosscurrents; 6. Identity Crisis; 7. Conscience Revisited; 8. Family Values; 9. The Kindness of Friends; 10. Fault Lines; Afterword; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (183 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780585300603
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004368626384
  • (EBL)1337459
  • (OCoLC)855505306
  • (SSID)ssj0000112962
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11131412
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000112962
  • (PQKBWorkID)10098470
  • (PQKB)11492575
  • (EXLCZ)99111004368626384
Label
Black, White, and Huckleberry Finn : Re-imagining the American Dream, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Trespassers; 2. Marginal Boy; 3. Shifting Perspectives; 4. Black Roots, White Roots; 5. Shallows, Depths, and Crosscurrents; 6. Identity Crisis; 7. Conscience Revisited; 8. Family Values; 9. The Kindness of Friends; 10. Fault Lines; Afterword; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (183 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780585300603
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004368626384
  • (EBL)1337459
  • (OCoLC)855505306
  • (SSID)ssj0000112962
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11131412
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000112962
  • (PQKBWorkID)10098470
  • (PQKB)11492575
  • (EXLCZ)99111004368626384

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