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Consideration of Works Past: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  (Picture from here.) I have hesitated to visit Huckleberry Finn in this venue for a couple of reasons. For one, I’ve read the book regularly since I was a child so there’s no real sense of “revisiting” it. Second, so much … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again

This week, a new edition of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain was released.  What’s different about this edition from previous editions is the N-word has been removed wherever it occurred in the original text, and replaced with … Continue reading

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