Same Twain, different time

Gates, David; Jones, Vanessa
July 1992
Newsweek;7/20/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 3, p64
Literary Criticism
Investigates University of Texas professor Shelley Fisher Fishkin's claim that the character of Huck Finn was really a black boy known to Mark Twain as Sociable Jimmy. How Fishkin has distorted the reader's sense of how Twain's imagination worked; The scholarly risks of adhering to a fashionable theory.


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