The adventures of Tom Sawyer
Part of the Norton Critical Editions series
The text of this Norton Critical Edition is based, with typesetting errors corrected, on the first United States edition (1876), the most authoritative of the editions published in Mark Twain's lifetime.
The backgrounds and contexts section provides students with the source materials cited by critics, along with lesser known but valuable contextual materials.
Seven diverse critical interpretations of the novel are included with a chronology and bibliography.