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20/01/2017: BOOKS: A striking act of transformation

EARLY in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, when Tom Sawyer and his friends are devising rules for their band of robbers, they run into a problem: Here's Huck Finn, one of the boys says, what you going to do bout him-Indeed, what are Cape Times E-dition, 5 hours ago

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Off topic: Great American Novels, last disco-ball maker, first gay doll, best-paying jobs

at 5:43 AM From The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to Invisible Man, a roundup of the books that have been called the Great American Novel . A woman who's thought to be the last disco-ball maker in America has made tens of thousands of them ...
 SiliconValley.com1 week ago
Athens Times

Whitesplaining and Censorship

Some Virginia schools stopped teaching Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird because the parent of a biracial teenager complained about them, saying her son struggled to read the racist language. Youd think it was the end of the world to listen ...
 Library Journal4 weeks ago Reading Racism: Don't Let Books Become Victims of Our Discourse on Race  The Root1 month ago USA: Withdraw the book to kill a mockingbird from schools of Virginia  Athens Times1 month ago Suspended Novels Return to School Shelves in Virginia County  ABC News1 month ago

Mighty River, Mighty Filter

Iowa Ag News Headlines Iowa Ag Connection - 01/20/2017 Huckleberry Finn wouldn't recognize today's lower Mississippi River. Massive walls separate the river from low-lying lands along the bank, an area called the floodplain. Floodplains were once ...
 USAgNet2 hours ago Mighty river, mighty filter: Restored floodplain helps heal Mississippi River  PhysOrg.com1 day ago

School district removes 'Huckleberry Finn' after complaint over racial slurs

To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn have been temporarily removed from some Virginia schools for racial slurs — a decision some are condemning as
 Yunjuu.com1 month ago
Huffington Post

Two's a Crowd

Samuel L. Clemens (Also Known As Mark Twain) was Born In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a runaway teenager named Huck Finn went floating down the Mississippi River on a raft with an escaped slave named Jim, and with them, Mark Twain's ...
 US Embassy Korea: Seoul2 weeks ago Mark Twain's Personal Library Is Open For You To Write Your Novel  Huffington Post1 week ago Act Now And You Can Write In Mark Twain's Library For Only $50  Dime Magazine1 week ago Mark Twain for Christmas  Huffington Post1 month ago

From Elon's love of Hitchhiker's to Zuckerberg's Greek epics: How literature has inspired technology

Mark Twain is best known for all-American novels like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer . But he was also a forward-thinking futurist. Back in 1898, in his short story From The London Times , Twain described a gadget called the ...
 Quartz3 weeks ago

The Story's Fiction; The Lesson's Real

Andrew Nelson's "Perspective" (Dec. 26, 2016). My youngest daughter just finished reading Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and I had to struggle to keep my conversations with her in check as she wrestled with her own interpretation. I have a ...
 Northern Public Radio3 weeks ago

Is literature the answer to tackling poor civics curriculum?

Judging by the cover, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"only seems like a story about two boys on a raft. But while the reader follows Huck and Jim on their adventure down the Mississippi, they gain much more than a tale about friendship. With ...
 Education Dive1 month ago

A school district banned, then unbanned classic books. School choice could have stopped this before it started.

During a school board meeting yesterday, Accomack County Public Schools voted unanimously to return Huckleberry Finn and To Kill A Mockingbird to its shelves. The Virginia school district had made headlines after temporarily banning the classic ...
 Reason Foundation1 month ago Virginia school board unanimously rejects mother's request to pull literary American classics  Blaze.com1 month ago
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