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Published: 01 August 2008

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780199536566

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

New Edition

Mark Twain
Edited by Peter Stoneley

Oxford World's Classics

  • Peter Stoneley's wide-ranging introduction looks at the genesis of the text, its historical reception, and recent criticism, paying particular attention to how Twain's invocation of an American pastoral relates to contemporary and present-day anxieties over modernity, 'progress', and racial diversity.
  • Uses the first American edition text.
  • Notes gloss literary allusions and other references.
  • Up to date bibliography