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17/02/1885 Mark Twain publishes the "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Part 1: Crash Course Literature #302

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"Huckleberry Finn" and the N-word

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Video SparkNotes: Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn summary

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. The book was widely criticized upon release because of its extensive use of coarse language.