The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Cambridge Literature)

3.81 avg rating
( 1,066,486 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780521485630: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Cambridge Literature)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

What happens when a young boy and a runaway slave escape together and set off to find freedom? In this classic American adventure, set on the great Mississippi river over a hundred years ago, Huck Finn tells his own story of the people they meet, and recounts with relish the comedy, danger and friendship which they find on their journey. Cambridge Literature is a series of study texts which presents writing in the English-speaking world from the 16th century up to the present day. The series includes novels, drama, short stories, poetry, essays and other types of non-fiction. Each edition has the complete text with an appropriate glossary. The student will find in each volume a helpful introduction and a full section of resource notes encouraging active and imaginative study methods.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

A seminal work of American Literature that still commands deep praise and still elicits controversy, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is essential to the understanding of the American soul. The recent discovery of the first half of Twain's manuscript, long thought lost, made front-page news. And this unprecedented edition, which contains for the first time omitted episodes and other variations present in the first half of the handwritten manuscript, as well as facsimile reproductions of thirty manuscript pages, is indispensable to a full understanding of the novel. The changes, deletions, and additions made in the first half of the manuscript indicate that Mark Twain frequently checked his impulse to write an even darker, more confrontational book than the one he finally published.

Book Description:

Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14-18 in English-speaking classrooms. It will include novels, poetry, short stories, essays, travel-writing and other non-fiction. The series will be extensive and open-ended and will provide school students with a range of edited texts taken from a wide geographical spread.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780553210798: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Bantam Classic)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0553210793 ISBN 13:  9780553210798
Publisher: Bantam Classics, 1981
Softcover

9781402726002: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Sterling Unabridged Classics)

Sterling, 2006
Hardcover

9780007351039: The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (Collins Classics)

Willia..., 2010
Softcover

9781530949281: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Create..., 2016
Softcover

9780393966404: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Third Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)

W. W. ..., 1998
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Mark Twain, Jane Ogborn (Editor)
Published by Cambridge University Press (1995)
ISBN 10: 0521485630 ISBN 13: 9780521485630
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0521485630

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 10.84
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Mark Twain
Published by Cambridge University Press (1995)
ISBN 10: 0521485630 ISBN 13: 9780521485630
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0521485630n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 88.38
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds