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Title:
Readings on The adventures of Tom Sawyer
Author:
De Koster, Katie, 1948-
Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
173 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Why Tom Sawyer is an American masterpiece / Henry Seidel Canby -- The underlying structure of Tom Sawyer / Robert Keith Miller -- Shaping the manuscript / Bernard DeVoto -- Tom Sawyer: performer and chief entertainer / James M. Cox -- Tom exploits St. Petersburg's hypocrisy / Forrest G. Robinson -- An idealized relationship between individual and community / Thomas Blues -- A rite of passage / Kenneth S. Lynn -- A boy becomes a man / Walter Blair -- A celebration of innocence / William C. Spengemann -- Games of death / Harold Aspiz -- Childhood innocence can transform the harsh adult world / James L. Johnson -- Tension over the changing American culture / Peter Messent -- An antisocial revolt / Maxwell Geismar -- A vacation for everyone / George P. Elliott.
ISBN:
9781565108455

9781565108448
Format :
Book

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Status
Lake Shore Library PS1306 .R43 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer "displays the humor, warmth, and conversational style that make Mark Twain one of America's most loved and respected writers. Greenhaven's anthology is a helpful companion to this story based on Twain's Missouri boyhood.


Summary

"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer "displays the humor, warmth, and conversational style that make Mark Twain one of America's most loved and respected writers. Greenhaven's anthology is a helpful companion to this story based on Twain's Missouri boyhood.


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