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From: Louis Le Guelte <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 14:40:20 +0100
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Hello, I'm a French student  who studies  English at University.
I  would be very thankful if  anyone could share some information with me
concerning Huckleberry Finn- it is part of my syllabus this year.  We are
asked to study to what extent this novel  is akin to  a Bildungsroman.
Another  aspect of the program  deals with Paul Auster's The Invention of
Solitude, another with William Blake's Songs of Experience, and
Shakespeare's Hamlet.   Any help  or comment on either of these topics will
be become, your personal impressions  as native speakers  or scholars will
be mostly appreciated. I have already read some  really interesting
comments on HF, which related to the picaresque in the novel  and a
criticism onWas Huck Black and on Jane Smiley's book. If you have further
information, please let me know.

Thanks a lot.

Nathalie Le Guelte.