This critical edition is designed for "teaching the conflicts" surrounding Mark Twain's classic novel. It reprints the 1885 text of the first American edition (with a portfolio of illustrations) along with critical essays representing major critical and cultural controversies surrounding the work. In addition to several new critical essays, the second edition includes an appendix on how to argue about the novel so that students may effectively enter the critical conversation about its issues.
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Author Biography - Ross C. Murfin
GERALD GRAFF is Professor of English and Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His books include Professing Literature (1987), Beyond the Culture Wars (1992), and Clueless in Academe (2003). He is co-editor, with James Phelan, of The Tempest: A Case Study in Critical Controversy. - JAMES PHELAN is Professor of English at the Ohio State University. He has written and edited a number of books on narrative theory, including Narrative and Rhetoric (1996) and is editor of the journal Narrative. He is co-editor, with Gerald Graff, of The Tempest: A Case Study in Critical Controversy.