TITLE

Huck Finn redux

AUTHOR(S)
Rich, Katherine Russe; Maier, Anne
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
People;9/14/92, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses associate professor Shelley Fisher Fishkin's belief that Mark Twain's character Huckleberry Finn was based on Jimmy, a ten-year-old black boy Twain met in 1874. Fishkin, 42, explores her theory in the book `Was Huck Black? Mark Twain and African-American Voices,' due out in spring 1993. Clues; Concerns; Implications.
ACCESSION #
9209281073

 

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