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'Huckleberry Finn' re-write: Political correctness or censorship?
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on Jan 7, 2011
Next month, NewSouth Books will publish a combined edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" which will omit a particular racial epithet. Spearheaded by Twain scholar and Auburn University-Montgomery professor Alan Gribben, the new edition will remove the word "n----r" and/or substitute it for "slave." The word appears in "Huck Finn" over 200 times.
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posted Friday, January 7, 2011, 7:36 AM