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Sender: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 1997 01:13:38 -0500
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[log in to unmask] wrote:
> I should know this. . . but I have seen a source that shows Twain's
> careful revisions of the first page of _Huck Finn_ in his own
> handwriting.  It's excellent to teach revision . . .

It's on page 389 of Random House's 1996 _Adventures of Huckleberry Finn:
The Only Comprehensive Edition_.  In the Introduction and Addendum, Justin
Kaplan and Vic Doyno comment on the changes.  For more ideas on revision,
see Doyno's 1991 _Writing Huck Finn:  Mark Twain's Creative Process_.
Also Doyno has plans for _Beginning to Write _Huck Finn__.

larry marshburne                  [log in to unmask]