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Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn : The Newsouth Edition (Original)

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Presents the texts of two controversial novels by an American master storyteller. Original.
In a radical departure from standard editions, Twain's most famous novels are published here as the continuous narrative that the author originally envisioned. More controversial will be the decision by the editor, noted Mark Twain scholar Alan Gribben, to eliminate the pejorative racial labels that Twain employed in his effort to write realistically about social attitudes of the 1840s.

Gribben points out that dozens of other editions currently make available the inflammatory words, but their presence has gradually diminished the potential audience for two of Twain's masterpieces. "Both novels can be enjoyed deeply and authentically without those continual encounters with the hundreds of now-indefensible racial slurs," Gribben explains.
Edition: Original
Number of Pages: 521
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Humorous Fiction, Classics, Family + Friendship, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, General, Conflicts + Dualities, Peoples + Cultures, Society + Social Issues
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John F Blair Pub
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2011
TCIN: 13251420
UPC: 9781588382672
Item Number (DPCI): 248-60-3003
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