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Huck out west

Robert Coover

Huck out west

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Written in English

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    StatementRobert Coover
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.O633 H83 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination308 pages
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27225972M
    ISBN 100393608441
    ISBN 109780393608441
    LC Control Number2016027492
    OCLC/WorldCa951070906


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In Robert Coover’s Huck Out West, also “wrote by Huck,” the boys do just that, riding for the famous but short-lived Pony Express, then working as scouts for both sides in the war.

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In Robert Coover's Huck Out West, also "wrote by Huck," the boys do just that, riding for the famous but short-lived Pony Express, then working as scouts for both sides in the war.

They are suddenly separated when Tom decides he'd rather own civilization than leave it, returning east with his new wife, Becky Thatcher, to learn the law from her father.

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Even though Huck has risked his own freedom to secure Jim’s, his continued pursuit of freedom out West would most likely result in the subordination of Native Americans.

Huck Finn therefore ends on an ambiguous note, indicating how the concept of freedom stands as the defining problem of the United States. And now comes “Huck Out West,” by Robert Coover, the literary cult figure who’s been transforming American myth and history for 50.

Huck Out West (), by Robert Coover – continues Huck's and Tom's adventures during the s and s (ISBN ) The Further Adventures of Huckleberry Finn () by Greg Matthews – continues Huck's and Jim's adventures as they "light out for the territory" and wind up in the throes of the California Gold Rush of Cited by:   But Coover’s feat of transformation is ultimately more interesting than his imitation despite a rich vein of slapstick humor, Huck Out West is a more melancholy novel than Twain’s original.

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They are suddenly separated when Tom. Readers’ questions about Huck Out West. 1 question answered. “In Huck Out West, Robert Coover brilliantly (and outrageously) revives Mark Twain’s cardinal character by way of deconstructing any number of our cherished is in fine antic form here—truly, Huck never had it so good.” - T.C.

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Mark Twain’s works were among my childhood favorites, and gave me a taste for droll irony. At the end of Huckleberry Finn, on the eve of the Civil War, Huck and his pal Tom Sawyer "light out for the Territory” to avoid “sivilization." In Robert Coover's vision of their Western adventures, Huck and Tom start by joining the famous but short-lived Pony Express.

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'All stories is sad stories,' says Huck Finn in Huck Out West, and as author Robert Coover tells his tales, the world inhabited by Huck — and Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim, Huck’s Lakota friend Eeteh and a host of other characters in this picaresque novel — is frequently downrightas in Mark Twain’s originals, the darkness is lightened by humorous wordplay and.

In Huck Out West author Robert Coover continues the story of Huckleberry Finn by following him on his Western journeys. We learn that Huck has been having adventures, among them was working as a Pony Express rider, hunting buffalo, guiding wagon trains and living with the Lakota Sioux.

At times Huckleberry is with his childhood friend, Tom Sawyer/5(6). Just how I found my poor bedeviled self standing over a gulchful of expired trees, staring down the barrel of a prewar flintlock fowler toted by a crazy old cross-eyed prospector bent on dispatching yours truly, Huckleberry Finn, if not off to some other world, at least to the bottom of the mournful gulch below us, is something you ought know about on account of it being a.

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