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Satire Or Evasion?

Satire Or Evasion?
  • Author : James S. Leonard,Thomas Tenney,Thadious M. Davis
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 24 February 1992
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Essays examine the racist elements of Huckleberry Finn and the extent to which they are able to turn the novel into a satirical attack on racism

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Author : Mark Twain
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Release : 01 January 2010
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In Mark Twain's classic tale of friendship and adventure, Huckleberry Finn escapes his evil, drunken father, befriends a runaway slave named Jim, and sails the Mississippi River! As Huck and Jim sail to freedom, they encounter con men and thieves and get in plenty of trouble along the way. Follow Huck's coming-of-age journey in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group.


  • Author : Kurt Vonnegut
  • Publisher : Dial Press
  • Release : 11 August 2009
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A special fiftieth anniversary edition of Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece, “a desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century” (Time), featuring a new introduction by Kevin Powers, author of the National Book Award finalist The Yellow Birds Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden, the

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Illustrated

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Illustrated
  • Author : Mark Twain
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 03 January 2021
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (or, in more recent editions, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, the narrator of two

The American Evasion of Philosophy

The American Evasion of Philosophy
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 09 May 1989
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Taking Emerson as his starting point, Cornel West’s basic task in this ambitious enterprise is to chart the emergence, development, decline, and recent resurgence of American pragmatism. John Dewey is the central figure in West’s pantheon of pragmatists, but he treats as well such varied mid-century representatives of the tradition as Sidney Hook, C. Wright Mills, W. E. B. Du Bois, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Lionel Trilling. West’s "genealogy" is, ultimately, a very personal work, for it is

The Sun Also Rises

The Sun Also Rises
  • Author : Ernest Hemingway
  • Publisher : Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
  • Release : 24 February 2021
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Ernest Hemingway was one of the most famous American authors of the 20th century. In The Sun Also Rises, a group of American and British expatriates travel to Pamplona, Spain for the running of the bulls

The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Russia and the Soviet Union

The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Russia and the Soviet Union
  • Author : Melanie Ilic
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Palgrave Handbook of Women and Gender in Twentieth-Century Russia and the Soviet Union

This handbook brings together recent and emerging research in the broad areas of women and gender studies focusing on pre-revolutionary Russia, the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet Russian Federation. For the Soviet period in particular, individual chapters extend the geographic coverage of the book beyond Russia itself to examine women and gender relations in the Soviet ‘East’ (Tatarstan), Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) and the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). Within the boundaries of the Russian Federation, the

Refiguring Huckleberry Finn

Refiguring Huckleberry Finn
  • Author : Carl F. Wieck
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release : 01 December 2003
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Much about Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is ageless, yet its author was completely immersed in the age in which he wrote. Refiguring “Huckleberry Finn” looks at ways that contemporary American culture and history influenced the formation of Mark Twain’s masterwork. It also shows how the novel reflects Twain’s deep investment in what Carl F. Wieck calls “an open-minded, unbiased perception of the wellsprings of the American spirit.” Clearly, Twain knew the Mississippi River and its people well. With

Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis
  • Author : Ben Elton
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 04 April 2019
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‘Fast, funny and close to the bone’ Mail on Sunday Why are we all so hostile? So quick to take offence? Truly we are living in the age of outrage. A series of apparently random murders draws amiable, old-school Detective Mick Matlock into a world of sex, politics, reality TV and a bewildering kaleidoscope of opposing identity groups. Lost in a blizzard of hashtags, his already complex investigation is further impeded by the fact that he simply doesn’t ‘get’