Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
- Novels for Students - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Organized in different sections covering the context and critical reception of the book. (NOTE: If you get a login screen, go to your browser settings under Privacy and set Allow All Cookies, or contact a librarian for the password.)
- Oxford Reference
An excellent collection of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference books online.
- Academic Search Premier
Find articles in academic journals and magazines about Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn, and the ongoing controversy over the book and the language it uses.
- CQ Researcher
Excellent reports on current events and issues. Look here for contemporary views on race and language.
- Proquest Historical Newspapers
Search here for articles in four major newspapers about Mark Twain and the book throughout its history. You can search for just "reviews" using the Advanced Search option. The results are listed roughly by decade, which allows you to follow the reception of the book -- and the author -- over time.