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The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader

by Joan D. Hedrick

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages576
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Open LibraryOL7387504M
ISBN 100195091175
ISBN 109780195091175

  Stowe was born in Connecticut in , the sixth of her parents’ 11 children. Her father was the great preacher Lyman Beecher, who served as president of Lane Seminary in Cincinnati. UNCLE TOM'S CABIN by Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader's Digest Hardcover Book. $ $ shipping. Watch. Antique Book Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Stowe -A.L. Burt Co. - Home Library ’s Uncle Toms Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Authentic Historic Book! $ +$ shipping. Make Offer - Uncle Toms Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe.

"So you're the little woman who started this big war," Abraham Lincoln is said to have quipped when he met Harriet Beecher Stowe. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin converted readers by the thousands to the anti-slavery movement and served notice that the days of slavery were numbered. The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader By Harriet Beecher Stowe; Joan D. Hedrick Oxford University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s main work Uncle Tom’s Cabin has an incredible legacy. Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp is the second popular novel from American author Harriet Beecher was first published in two volumes by Phillips, Sampson and Company in Although it enjoyed better initial sales than her previous, and more famous, novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, it was ultimately less popular. Dred was of a more documentary nature than Uncle Tom's Cabin and .


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The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader offers a The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader book collection of Stowe's writings from the s through the s. Illustrating her broad range, rhetorical strategies, and cultural designs on the world, it is ideal for courses in nineteenth-century American literature, women's literature, and American : $ The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader offers a focused collection of Stowe's writings from the s through the s.

Illustrating her broad range, rhetorical strategies, and cultural designs on the world, it is ideal for courses in nineteenth-century American literature, women's literature, and. "The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader offers a focused collection of Stowe's writings from the s through the s.

Illustrating her broad range, rhetorical strategies, and cultural designs on the world, it is ideal for courses in nineteenth-century American literature, women's literature, and.

The object of this reader is to present a sampling of Stowe's literary production suggesting her range, rhetorical strategies, and cultural designs on the world.

Selected with an eye to what will be useful in the classroom, the readings are divided into three categories: Early Sketches, Antislavery Writings, and Domestic Culture and Politics. Buy a cheap copy of The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader book by Harriet Beecher Stowe.

While best known for the immensely popular and controversial novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe is also the author of an extensive body of additional Free shipping over $ This chapter discusses the strategies which Harriet Beecher Stowe mobilized from her religious background in order to further the abolitionist cause.

In Uncle Tom's Cabin () revivalist and camp-meeting religion informs character and action. Dred () focuses on the struggles between self-serving American pro-slavery clergy, heroic abolitionist ministers, and prophetic African-American. with the implications of the book.

But, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s legacy resides not simply in the pages of her novel, but in its ability to fan the fires of pro and anti-slavery passions dividing our nation on the brink of Civil War.

Learning Objectives Students will learn about Harriet Beecher Stowe and the influence of her Cincinnati years. Portrait of Harriet Beecher Stowe by Francis Holl, The book's emotional portrayal of the effects of slavery on individuals captured the nation's attention.

Stowe showed that slavery touched all of society, beyond the people directly involved as masters, traders and slaves. Looking for books by Harriet Beecher Stowe. See all books authored by Harriet Beecher Stowe, including Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, and Three Novels: Uncle Tom's Cabin Or, Life Among the Lowly; The Minister's Wooing; Oldtown Folks, and more on   The Oxford Harriet Beecher Stowe Reader by Joan D.

Hedrick,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). In this landmark book, the first full-scale biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe in over fifty years, Joan D.

Hedrick tells the absorbing story of this gifted, complex, and contradictory woman. Abolitionist author, Harriet Beecher Stowe rose to fame in with the publication of her best-selling book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which highlighted the evils of slavery, angered the slaveholding South, and inspired pro-slavery copy-cat works in defense of the institution of slavery.

Among the Lowly, novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, published in serialized form in the United States in –52 and in book form in An abolitionist novel, it achieved wide popularity, particularly among white readers in the North, by vividly dramatizing the experience of slavery.

Definition of Harriet Beecher Stowe from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. She wrote 16 books, including several about life in New England, such as The Minister's Wooing () and Old Town Folks ().

Check pronunciation: Harriet Beecher Stowe. Nearby words. stow away. Books by Harriet Beecher Stowe Harriet Beecher Stowe Average ratingratings 8, reviews shel times Showing 30 distinct works.

Harriet Beecher Stowe was a world-renowned American writer, staunch abolitionist and one of the most influential women of the 19th century.

Although she wrote. Get this from a library. Harriet Beecher Stowe: a life. [Joan D Hedrick] -- This is the first full-scale biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe in over fifty years. Joan Hedrick takes the reader into the multi-layered world of nineteenth-century morals and mores in this. HARRIET BEECHER STOWE () was an American writer best known for her novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, which helped frame slavery as a moral issue.

Born in Connecticut, this daughter of a Congregationalist minister later moved to Cincinnati where she. With portraits and other illustrations. The story of Stowe's life written by her son and grandson.

From the Preface: This life of Harriet Beecher Stowe is not a biography in the ordinary sense. It is rather the story of a real character; telling, not so much what she did as what she was, and how she became what she was.

Each of the ten chapters is meant to be complete in itself, and to. Stowe wrote over 30 books. This one is a fascinating collection of her post Civil War musings on a variety of cultural topics, staged mostly as conversations between Christopher Crowfield (Stowe's masculine nome de plume), and his wife, their son Ben, daughter Jenny, their friends, and various neighbors who drop in to chat around the fireside.

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is a book worth reading. Inside the cover of this old time favorite, Stowe easily takes readers inside the minds the slaves, the slave owners, and those with abolitionist-like minds.

She skillfully winds you through the different paths of characters and creates a mostly satisfying s: K.Harriet (Elizabeth) Beecher Stowe. 5, words, approx. 20 pages. Harriet Beecher Stowe, who has been described as "a 'genius' in a family of eccentrics," is best known for her antislavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin: or, Life Among the Lowly.Calvin Ellis Stowe was working on a book called Origin and History of the Books of the Bible, and in it was published to great acclaim.

It was a bestseller, and the royalty checks further padded the Stowes' bank account. Harriet founded a school for emancipated slaves and began teaching again.