Contributor biographical information for Was Huck Black? : Mark Twain and African-American voices / Shelley Fisher Fishkin.
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About the Author: Shelley Fisher Fishkin is Professor of American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin, and author of the award-winning book From Fact to Fiction: Journalism and Imaginative Writing in America. Her essays and reviews on American literature, American Studies, and issues of race
and gender have appeared in publications including The New York Times, American Literature, American Literary History, and the Journal of American History. Professor Fishkin, who has lectured on her work in England, Israel, Europe, Mexico, and across the United States, was a Visiting Fellow at
Cambridge University, 1992-1993.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910. -- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Characters -- African Americans.
Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Friends and associates.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Finn, Huckleberry (Fictitious character)
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Biography.