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From: Robert C Comeau <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 1995 14:00:04 -0400
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Though the dating of Huck Finn in the 1840s is certainly correct, it is
arguable that, in Twain's mind, at least, a large portion of the novel is
actually about the Mississippi valley in the post-reconstruction period,
ie. the late 1870s and early 1880s.

Bob Comeau
Drew Uinversity