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Huckleberry Finn as Idol & Target: The Functions of Criticism in Our Time

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If racially offensive epithets are banned on CNN air time and in the pages of USA Today, Jonathan Arac asks, shouldn t a fair hearing be given to those who protest their use in an eighth-grade classroom? Placing Mark Twain s comic masterpiece, Huckleberry Finn , in the context of long-standing American debates about race and culture, Jonathan Arac has written a work of scholarship in the service of citizenship. Huckleberry Finn , Arac points out, is America s most beloved book, assigned in schools more than any other ...

Huckleberry Finn as Idol & Target: The Functions of Criticism in Our Time 1997, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299155346

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Huckleberry Finn as Idol and Target: The Functions of Criticism in Our Time 1997, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299155308

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