A Research Guide for Students by I Lee

Understanding
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"
A Novel by Mark Twain
(Samuel Clemens)

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CONTENTS

Mark Twain, 1835-1910 - Author of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn eText or Online Text, Index & Concordance
Analysis, Critique, Reviews, and General Resources on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Study Guides on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Lesson Plans and Webquests on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Film, Movies, Videos, Images, Opera, Music Sites on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Student Projects on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Special Topics Related to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, e.g. Racism, Slavery
Miscellaneous Topics on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn including Games, Quotations
Links to other The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Web Sites

Note: Some topics may be overlapped.

The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(1960)
Movie, DVD
Tony Randall
Patricia McCormack

The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (DVD) (1960) Starring: Tony Randall, Patricia McCormack. Director: 
Michael Curtiz. Rating: G

The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Grosset & Dunlap)
(Hardcover)
by Samuel Clemens

The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Grosset & Dunlap) (Hardcover) (1963)

The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Penguin Classics)
(Paperback)
by Mark Twain

The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Penguin Classics) (Paperback) by Mark Twain
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Bantam Classics)
(Mass Market
Paperback)
by Mark Twain

The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Bantam Classics) (Mass Market Paperback) by Mark Twain

The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Cliffs Notes)
(Paperback)
by Robert Bruce


The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Cliffs Notes) (Paperback) by Robert Bruce

Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
[Original Motion
Picture Soundtrack
Recording Remastered]


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recording Remastered]
The Annotated
Huckleberry Finn
(Hardcover)
by Mark Twain
Michael Patrick Hearn
(Editor)


The 
Annotated Huckleberry Finn (Hardcover) by Mark Twain, Michael Patrick Hearn (Editor)
Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
With Reader's Guide
(Amsco Literature
Program Series
Grade 7 12, R 120 ALP)
(Paperback)

Adventures 
of Huckleberry Finn With Reader's Guide (Amsco Literature Program Series Grade 7 12, R 120 ALP) 
(Paperback) by Mark Twain
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Cliffs Complete)
(Paperback)
by Mark Twain
Richard P. Wasowski
(Editor)

The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Cliffs Complete) (Paperback) 
by Mark Twain, Richard P. Wasowski (Editor)
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
[Unabridged]
(Audio CD)
by Mark Twain
Tom Parker
(Narrator)

The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Unabridged] (Audio CD) by Mark Twain, Tom Parker (Narrator)

The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(SparkNotes)
by Mark Twain


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (SparkNotes) by Mark Twain

The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
Study Guide
(Paperback)
by Gregory Power


The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Study Guide (Paperback) by Gregory Power
Classic Starts:
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
Retold from the
Mark Twain original
(Classic Starts Series)


Classic 
Starts: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Retold from the Mark Twain original (Classic Starts 
Series)
Was Huck Black?
Mark Twain and
African-American Voices
(Oxford Paperbacks)
by
Shelley Fisher Fishkin


Was 
Huck Black? : Mark Twain and African-American Voices (Oxford Paperbacks) (Paperback) by Shelley Fisher 
Fishkin
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Family Audio Classics)
[Abridged, Audiobook]
(Audio Cassette)
by Mark Twain
Jack Lemmon (Narrator)

The 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Family Audio Classics) [ABRIDGED] [AUDIOBOOK] (Audio Cassette) by 
Mark Twain, Jack Lemmon (Narrator)
Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
[UNABRIDGED]
(Audio Cassette)
by Mark Twain
Patrick Fraley (Narrator)


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [UNABRIDGED] (Audio Cassette) 
by Mark Twain, Patrick Fraley (Narrator)
Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(1985 TV Movie DVD)
Starring: Patrick Day
Anne Shropshire
Director: Peter H. Hunt

(Cover image may
be different)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1985) (TV Movie, DVD) Starring: Patrick Day, Anne Shropshire 
Director: Peter H. Hunt
Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Case Studies in
Critical Controversy)
(Paperback)
by Mark Twain
James Phelan (Editor)
Gerald Graff (Editor)


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Case Studies in Critical Controversy) (Paperback) 
by Mark Twain (Author), James Phelan (Editor), Gerald Graff (Editor)
Understanding Adventures
of Huckleberry Finn:
A Student Casebook
to Issues, Sources, and
Historical Documents
(Greenwood Press
"Literature in Context"
Series) (Hardcover)
by Claudia Durst Johnson

Understanding Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical 
Documents (The Greenwood Press

The Jim Dilemma:
Reading Race in
Huckleberry Finn
(Paperback)

by Jocelyn
Chadwick-Joshua


The Jim Dilemma: Reading Race in Huckleberry Finn (Paperback) by Jocelyn Chadwick-Joshua
Mark Twain's
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Bloom's Guides)
(Hardcover)
ed. by Harold Bloom


Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Bloom's Guides) (Hardcover) by Harold Bloom (Editor)
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(1960) [UNBOX VIDEO]
Starring: Tony Randall
Patricia McCormack
Director: Michael Curtiz
Rating: G
(Video + Video File)
U.S. customers only

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960) [UNBOX VIDEO DOWNLOAD] Starring: Tony Randall, Patricia McCormack Director: Michael Curtiz. Rating: G (Video + Video File) U.S. customers only
Note: Amazon.com will soon correct
wrong film (1939) showing online.
Should be (1960) film.
Satire or Evasion?
Black Perspectives on
Huckleberry Finn
(Paperback)
by James S. Leonard
Thomas Asa Tenney
Thadious M. Davis

Satire or Evasion? Black Perspectives on Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain

(Paperback)



The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain [Paperback]
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
(Complete Classics)
[AUDIOBOOK]
(Audio CD)
by Mark Twain
Garrick Hagon (Narrator)


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Complete Classics) [AUDIOBOOK] (Audio CD) by Mark Twain (Author), Garrick Hagon (Narrator)
The Adventures of
Huck Finn (1993)
Starring: Elijah Wood,
Courtney B. Vance
Dir. by Stephen Sommers
Rating: PG
Format: DVD


The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993) Starring: Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance Director: Stephen Sommers Rating: PG. Format: DVD.
The Adventures of
Huck Finn (1993)
Starring: Elijah Wood,
Courtney B. Vance
Dir. by Stephen Sommers
Rating: PG
Format: VHS


The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993) Starring: Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance Director: Stephen Sommers Rating:  PG Format: VHS
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn (1939)
(B&W Movie VHS)
Starring:
Mickey Rooney
Walter Connolly
Director:
Richard Thorpe

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) (B&W Movie VHS) Starring: Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly 
Director: Richard Thorpe

Mark Twain, 1835-1910 - Author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Mark Twain from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 ? April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, novelist, writer, and lecturer. Portrait of Mark Twain from Wikimedia.org.

Mark Twain: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Biography of Mark Twain and brief Summary of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from AmericanWriters.org. A companion site for C-SPAN's special television series, created by Cable, offered as a Public Service. American Writers: A Journey through History.

Mark Twain at Large: His Travels Here and Abroad. An Exhibition from The Mark Twain Papers of The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Excellent site containing digital reproductions of numerous original documents, images of which may be enlarged for viewing. Curators: Lin Salamo, Harriet Elinor Smith, and Robert Pack Browning. Contents: Foreword, Early Travels, The Mississippi River, Roughing It in the West and Hawaii, Europe and the Holy Land, England, Following the Equator, Bermuda, Foreign Editions of Mark Twain's Works, Mark Twain Project Publications.

Mark Twain in His Times Bibliography. List of 80 works on the life of Samuel Clemens and the works of Mark Twain.

Mark Twain (pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910). Brief biography form the Literature Network.

Mark Twain. Overview on Mark Twain: A Life by Ron Powers, from Barnes & Noble. "Samuel Clemens, the man known as Mark Twain, invented the American voice and became one of our greatest celebrities. His life mirrored his country's ... Ron Powers's magnificent biography offers the definitive life of the founding father of our culture."

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910. Mark Twain Biography by Andreas Teuber, Ph.D. Harvard. Brandeis University.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn eText or Online Text, Index & Concordance

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - (1851) - By Mark Twain from The American Literary Classics Library. Chapters 1-43.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens). eBook from World Wide School.

Huckleberry Finn, By Mark Twain, Complete. Project Gutenberg EBook of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens). "This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net."

Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn: Text, Illustrations, and Early Reviews by Virginia H. Cope, University of Virginia. eText of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, from Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library.

Analysis, Critique, Reviews, and General Resources on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Amazon.com Book Reviews of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Bantam Classics) (Mass Market Paperback) by Mark Twain:

● Editorial Reviews from Amazon.com: "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. ..."

● From School Library Journal: "Grade 9 Up - All the highwater tales of Huck's journey are in this abridged version: his faked death, the Jackson Island sojourn, the Grangerford-Shepherdson feud, the Duke and the King, and his reunion with Tom Sawyer. Along the way, we are treated to a sensual feast of the sights, smells, and rhythms of the Mississippi River and the humanistic education of Huck that culminates in his assisting in Jim's escape ..."

● From Library Journal: "This paperback release of the restored edition of Finn includes four previously unknown episodes discovered in 1990 when the first half of the original handwritten manuscript was unearthed. It also includes the original illustrations and reproductions of 29 original pages.

● From Justin Kaplan: "We see at work a writer with a new-perfect ear for the right word and the right shading of idiom as he maneuvers between his purpose as a ... literary artist and the diplomatic ...

● From the Publisher: "Hilariously picaresque, epic in scope, alive with the poetry and vigor of the American people, Mark Twain's story about a young boy and his journey down the Mississippi was the first great novel to speak in a truly American voice."

The Critical Reception: Contemporary Newspaper, Magazine Reviews from Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library. Positive and Negative Reviews, Concord Ban Reports: Opposing "Huck", Supporting "Huck", and Neutral Accounts, The Obscene Engraving: A Contemporary Account.

Huckleberries and Humans: On the Naming of Huckleberry Finn (Abstract) by James L. Colwell, from PMLA - Journal of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol. 86, No. 1 (Jan., 1971), pp. 70-76. "An American word, 'huckleberry' originated about 1670 and appeared in some common expressions with connotations of insignificance and rusticity, both qualities appropriate for Huck. ... 'Finn' came from another Hannibal alcoholic, and was suitable both phonetically and because it was Irish."

Huckleberry Finn - Where Can I Find Reviews of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? Excerpts from reviews selected by Esther Lombardi, About.com. Reviews include:

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) from Internet Public Library, Online Literary Criticism Collection. Nationality: American, Periods: American: 1865-1900, American: 1783-1865, Keywords: sensitive treatment of slaves, Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer. Contents: Criticism about Mark Twain, Biographical and other sites about Mark Twain. See also: Sites about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - Novel about the adventures of a young boy and an escaped slave who travel on a raft down the Mississippi River.

Review of Mark Twain Among the Scholars: Reconsidering Contemporary Twain Criticism by Martin Zehr. Review appeared 21 January 2003 on the Mark Twain Forum. Book edited by Richard A. Hill and Jim McWilliams, published by Whitson, Albany, 2002. Zehr analyses and comments on numerous sections of the book. "This work certainly provides strong evidence for the conclusion that, from a literary perspective, Twain studies are not only alive and well, but thriving."

Reviews of Huckleberry Finn. Contemporary reviews arranged in chronological order.

Satire or Evasion? Black Perspectives on Huckleberry Finn. Edited by James S. Leonard, Thomas A. Tenney, and Thadious M. Davis (Durham: Duke University Press, 1992). Review: "Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has often been the object of fierce controversy because of its racist language and reliance on racial stereotypes. This collection of fifteen essays by prominent African American scholars and critics examines the novel's racist elements and assesses the degree to which Twain's ironies succeed or fail to turn those elements into a satirical attack on racism.

Ranging from the laudatory to the openly hostile, these essays include personal impressions of Huckleberry Finn, descriptions of classroom experience with the book, evaluations of its ironic and allegorical aspects, explorations of its nineteenth-century context, and appraisal of its effects on twentieth-century African American writers. Among the issues the authors contend with are Twain's pervasive use of the word 'nigger,' his portrayal of the slave Jim according to the conventions of the minstrel show 'darky,' and the thematic chaos created by the 'evasion' depicted in the novel's final chapters."

Silencing Huck Finn by Douglas L. Howard, assistant professor of English at Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY. "The novel has been a source of controversy, especially in recent years, for its consistent use of 'the N-word' and for the racism that, its opponents charge, it either implicitly or explicitly endorses. For that reason, the book has been challenged, censored, or banned by a substantial number of school districts in the United States, it has been condemned by the NAACP, and it has even been the focus of a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals case. According to John Wallace, a former public school administrator and one of the novel's fiercest critics, it 'is the most grotesque example of racist trash ever written.'"

Study Guides on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain from Shmoop.com. Content is written primarily by Ph.D. and Masters students from top universities, e.g. Stanford, Berkeley, Harvard, and Yale. Intro, Summary, Themes, Quotes, Plot Analysis, Study Questions, Characters, Literary Devices, Did You Know? Best of the Web.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Illustrated, include a portrait of Mark Twain. Summary of novel plus note on Controversy and Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow. "Many white characters in the story are depicted as foolish, cruel or selfish, in contrast to the main black character, Jim, who is depicted as wise and unselfish, albeit uneducated and superstitious. ... Huck ... is a loose-living young vagabond with no mother and an alcoholic father. He meets Jim, a slave who is about to be sold down the river and separated from his wife and children, and they attempt to go down the Mississippi River and then up the Ohio to freedom. The book tells of their adventures together."

Glencoe Literature Library: Study Guide for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - in PDF, 22 pages. Meet Mark Twain, Introducing the Novel, Before You Read, Focus Activity, Background, Vocabulary Preview, Active Reading Chapters 1-43, Personal Response, Analyzing Literature, Literature and Writing, Extending Your Response, and more.

GradeSaver: ClassicNote: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Study Guide. Contents: About Mark Twain, About The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Character List, Major Themes, Short Summary, Full Summary and Analysis, Summary and Analysis of Chapters 1 to 43, Related Links, Suggested Essay Questions, Irony, Author of ClassicNote and Sources, Test Yourself! Quizzes 1-4, E-Text, Forum.

High School Summary: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Summary - High School Summary">. YouTube video, 4:28 min. Published on Feb 14, 2013 by Max Lance. "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn summarized in four minutes. Huck Finn is a poor kid with an abusive dad who travels up the Mississippi River with a slave, Jim. They have adventures with racists and get in trouble until Tom Sawyer bails them out."

MonkeyNotes: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Also known simply as Huck Finn - 1885 by Mark Twain. Study Guide edited by Diane Sauder. Contents: Key Literary Elements (Setting, Character List, Conflict, Short Plot / Chapter Summary - Synopsis, Themes, Mood, Background Information - Biography, Literary / Historical Information), Chapter Summaries with Notes, Overall Analyses (Character Analysis, Plot Structure Analysis, Themes Analysis, Vocabulary List), Study Questions, Comment on the Study of Literature. (Unfortunately, if not blocked, site may show inappropriate ads).

NovelGuide: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Contents include: Novel Summary, Character Profiles, Metaphor Analysis, Theme Analysis, Top Ten Quotes, Biography of Mark Twain.

Shmoop: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Summary by Shmoop. YouTube video, 3:55 min. Published on Oct 31, 2013 by Shmoop.

SparkNotes: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Contents: Context, Plot Overview, Character List, Analysis of Major Characters, Themes, Motifs & Symbols, Notice and Explanatory, Chapters I-XLIII (1-43), Important Quotations Explained, Key Facts, Study Questions & Essay Topics, Quiz, Suggestions for Further Reading.

Video SparkNotes: Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn summary. YouTube video: 9:13 min.

Thug Notes: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain) - Thug Notes Summary and Analysis. YouTube video, 4:28 min.

Lesson Plans and Webquests on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

An Adventure in Pursuing Huckleberry Finn. An Internet WebQuest on Huckleberry Finn created by Jennie Smith, High School, Anderson, SC.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Lesson Plans Library, for Grades 9-12 Literature, from Discovery School.com. Sections include: Objectives, Materials, Procedures, Adaptations, Discussion Questions, Evaluation, Extensions (Interpret what did Hemingway mean when he said, ?All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.? Censorship Then and Now), Suggested Readings, Links, Vocabulary (Click on vocabulary words to hear them pronounced and used in a sentence), and Academic Standards.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Enrichment Activities by Mark Twain. Lesson plan from TeacherVision.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This webquest will help prepare high school students to read the book by helping them to understand the historic context for the themes Mark Twain presents within his novel. Grade Level: 9-12. Curriculum: English / Language Arts, zunal.com.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Web Quest by Jana Edwards, or Ms. E. Includes a handout, Mark Twain Page with links to other Mark Twain pages.

Censorship and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, a Teacher CyberGuide by Nancy Middlemas, from San Diego County Office of Education. Unit provides resources for 11th-grade students in American Literature classes. CyberGuide is based on California Language Arts Content Standards.

Critical Ways of Seeing The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in Context from EDSITEment. Lesson Plans: Grades 9-12.

Huck Finn in Context: A Teaching Guide from PBS. Contents include: How to use the guide, About the Culture Shock Series, About the Film: Born to Trouble: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, About the Book: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Controversy at Cherry Hill, Perspectives from Cherry Hill, Huck Finn in Context: The Curriculum. Unit is central to a study of Huckleberry Finn. Topics covered include racism, censorship, intellectual freedom, Novel as Satire, Reclaiming the Self - The Legacy of Slavery. Plus Teaching Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, an essay by Shelley Fisher Fishkin, and General Resources.

Huckleberry Finn in a 21st Century Context: The Controversy Surrounding Huckleberry Finn. A WebQuest for English 3, American Literature, by Julie Jackson-Forsberg, based on a WebQuest by A. Lawrence Goldman. This WebQuest provides an inquiry-oriented learning environment.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Project-based learning from Intel. Unit Summary. Curriculum Framing Questions. Assessment Processes. Instructional Procedures: Beginning of the Project, Reading Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Working on Visual Ranking Tool, Working on Seeing Reason Too, Debate. Wrapping up and revisiting the essential question. Prerequisite Skills. Differentiated Instruction: Resource Student, Gifted Student. This project idea has been developed by Ms. Bibiana and Ms. Geeta from Navrachna School.

Mark Twain: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Lesson plans and teaching resources.

Projects for Huckleberry Finn. Suggested student projects include web links: 1. Letter of Protest. 2. Design a Poster and Critique an Argument. 3. Chart about Jim's Role. 4. Evidence for Debate or Trial: Critique an Argument. 5. Critique an Argument and Write a Persuasive Letter to the School Board.

Vocabulary Classic Texts: Vocabulary from Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain gathered by Jan and Carey Cook for Vocabulary UniversityŽ.

A Web Quest River Trip Down The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain by Lisa S. Wallis, Berry Shoals Intermediate School, Duncan, SC.

Film, Movies, Videos, Images, Opera, Music Sites on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from Shmoop.com. Best of the Web: Movie or TV Productions, Videos, Photos & Pics.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960) from Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Directed by Michael Curtiz. Writing credits: Mark Twain (novel), James Lee. "Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him is Jim, a slave running away from being sold." Cast: Archie Moore plays Nigger Jim or Jim, Eddie Hodges plays Huckleberry Finn, Tony Randall plays The King. Goofs: "Just before Huck and Jim jump off the riverboat, Huck puts on his pants. We hear a 'snap' as he snaps his pants. He then zips up his zipper. Neither snap fasteners or zippers were in use at the time (1851)." Runtime: 107 min.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1985) (TV) from Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Directed by Peter H. Hunt, Writing credits: Guy Gallo, Mark Twain (novel). Complete credited cast: Patrick Day plays Huck, Eugene Oakes plays Tom Sawyer. Includes User Comments.

The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993) from Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Directed by Stephen Sommers. Writing credits (WGA): Mark Twain (novel), Stephen Sommers (screenplay). "Huckleberry Finn, the half-literate son of a drunk, runs away from home and follows the Mississippi River with an escaped slave named Jim." Cast: Elijah Wood plays Huck Finn, Courtney B. Vance plays Jim. Rated PG for some mild violence and language. Runtime: 108 min.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1985) (TV Show) from Answers.com. Info includes: Rating: . Genre: Adventure. Movie Type: Americana, Family-Oriented Adventure. Themes: Mischievous Children, Runaways, Cons and Scams. Director: Peter H. Hunt. Plot, Cast, and more.

Also from Answers.com:
Huckleberry Finn (1920 Adventure Film, Director: William Desmond Taylor)
Huckleberry Finn (1931 Children's/Family Film, Director: Norman Taurog)
Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1970's TV Series, 26 Episodes)
Huckleberry Finn (1974 Musical Film, Director: J. Lee Thompson)
Huckleberry Finn (1975 Children's/Family Film, Director: Robert J. Totten)
Huckleberry Finn (1981 Adventure Film, Main Cast: Timothy Gibbs)
Huckleberry Finn (1984 Children's/Family Film, Animated Version)
Huckleberry Finn (1988 Children's/Family Film, Starring: Paul Winfield, Jeff East)

The Adventures of Huck Finn (PG) by Hal Hinson, Washington Post Staff Writer. "To say that Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been 'Disney-fied' and turned into a bland, action-adventure film for kids is a grotesque understatement. As it is, this real-life adaptation couldn't have had less reality if it had been animated. ... By now, audiences are so used to seeing this story of life on the Mississippi diminished at the movies and on TV that the true radical spirit of Samuel Clemens's satiric original has been lost."

Bill Murray Reads Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn - Literary and Historical Significance of the Novel. YouTube video, 1 hr. 18:52 min. Details in comment section include History of the book: Huckleberry Finn and "William James 'Bill' Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live in which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films ..."

Google Images of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Illustrating Huckleberry Finn - Homepage from Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library. Includes: Gallery of Huck Illustrations, "Illustrating Huckleberry Finn" - Article by E.W. Kemble, Representing Jim, 1885-1985, interactive gallery Illustrating Race, Class & Gender - Construction of Charater click on icon and choose from a gallery of 25 of Kemble's character sketches.

The Illustrious Huck from Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library. The Story Behind the Illustrations - Envisioning Huck--and Jim, as well as The obscene sales prospectus illustration. Plus lots of black and white illustrations from the First Edition: Frontispiece and illustrations from Chapters 1-43. Please read Access and Conditions of Use of etext and images.

Imaging "Slavery" in Mark Twain's Books. "The ongoing challenges to Huck Finn as racist in its representation of slavery and African Americans have prompted a heightened scholarly interest in trying to determine exactly what Samuel Clemens' ideas on those subjects were. All accounts agree that his ideas changed drastically over time." From Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library.

Part 1 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Audiobook by Mark Twain (Chs 01-10). YouTube video, 2 hr. 12:22 min.

Part 2 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Audiobook by Mark Twain (Chs 11-18). YouTube video, 2 hr. 20:58 min.

Part 3 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Audiobook by Mark Twain (Chs 19-26). YouTube video, 2 hr. 23:31 min.

Part 4 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Audiobook by Mark Twain (Chs 27-34). YouTube video, 2 hr. 15:02 min.

Promoting Huckleberry Finn. "As both the author and the owner of the publishing company he created to bring out his new novel, MT led an elaborate campaign to promote Huck Finn." From Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library.

Selling Huck Finn. From Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library. Options to view images Page-by-Page, Take 15-Page Tour, Take Large-Page Auto-Tour, or Take Small-Page Auto-Tour (Slide show).

Sources and Pre-Texts for Huck Finn. Includes picture showing "Huck's first appearance, when he walks into Tom Sawyer's novel carrying a dead cat." From Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library.

Video SparkNotes: Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn summary YouTube video, 9:14 min.

Student Projects on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Special Topics Related to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, e.g. Racism, Slavery

Why Huck Finn Belongs in Classroom by Jocelyn Chadwick. Harvard Education Letter, Past Issues. "Stereotypes in his portrayal of the character Jim, excessive use of the racial slur 'nigger,' and a paternalistic attitude toward African Americans are among the charges made against Twain by his would-be banners. Are these charges valid, and if so, do they implicate Mark Twain as a racist?" Jocelyn Chadwick, an African American, is assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and author of The Jim Dilemma: Reading Race in Huckleberry Finn.

Miscellaneous Topics on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn including Games, Quotations

Mark Twain Quotations, Newspaper Collections, & Related Resources by Barbara Schmidt, an independent researcher, writer and consultant for Mark Twain related projects. Site features color graphics and photos from the Dave Thomson collection. Contents: Quotations, Newspaper Articles, Special Features, Links.

Mark Twain's Memory-Builder. A Game for Acquiring and Retaining All Sorts of Facts and Dates. "In 1885 Mark Twain designed and patented a game intended to help people keep historical facts straight. ... This game is based only loosely on his ... Carmen San Diego series ... focus is on MT and his times. The game is divided into four sections, each with eight questions: two sections on Sam Clemens' life and MT's career, and two on America between 1840 and 1910." Site by Stephen Railton.

Quotations from Huckleberry Finn from Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library.

Links to other The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Web Sites

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