The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Publication: 1933

One of the most revered and controversial novels in American literature, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tells the exploits of young Huck Finn and his companion Jim. Most of the controversy related to the novel revolves around the issue of race. As depicted in E.W. Kemble's drawings from this 1904 version of the novel, Jim is portrayed in a foolish manner, reminiscent of a minstrel show character.

Title

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Date

Publication: 1933

Description

One of the most revered and controversial novels in American literature, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tells the exploits of young Huck Finn and his companion Jim. Most of the controversy related to the novel revolves around the issue of race. As depicted in E.W. Kemble's drawings from this 1904 version of the novel, Jim is portrayed in a foolish manner, reminiscent of a minstrel show character.

Rights

Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

Children's books

Source

Sevier Collection, PS1305 .A1 1933

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Collection

Citation

“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” Gallery, accessed September 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/910.