Twain’s August Anniversary

Today is the 126th anniversary of the first publication of Mark Twain’s the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  These days you can find this seminal tale of American literature in numerous formats, and CLP has you covered on most of them! Let’s take a moment to highlight some of your options.

Numerous print editions exist, but here are some good ones:

We’ve got “Huck Finn” in the newer formats as well:

  • EPUB (from Overdrive)
  • MP3 (from Overdrive)

And if you like film adaptations:

And if you feel you might ever need to read some critical analysis on the stories, you need look no further than our complement of wonderful literature databases found here.

No matter how you choose to commemorate this august anniversary, be sure to raise a toast this weekend to Mark Twain and the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, both American originals!


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2 responses to “Twain’s August Anniversary

  1. lizzy

    Hmmm…. you ‘forgot’ to mention the controversial new edition being issued this February that changes some of the words. Generating a lot of discussion about censorship–what do our readers think?

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