Gol’ durn it, Huck. Whaddya go ‘n’ say that fer?

January 5, 2011

It appears that Mark Twain needs to be cleaned up. Enough schools have banned the classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from their reading lists that two scholars are collaborating on an edited version that eliminates racial slurs, replacing them with less offensive terms. Listen to the story from Wednesday’s edition of NPR’s All Things Considered. Read the NPR News Blog and yesterday’s Chicago Trib article, and join the discussion.

Barbara L.


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