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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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