Harriet Beecher Stowe

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United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896)

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In her popular novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin: or Life Among the Lowly (1852), Harriet Beecher Stowe strategically included hymns and hymn singing within the narrative.
DeLombard's argument rests on select case studies of familiar antislavery tracts--Sojourner Truth's 1850 Narrative; Frederick Douglass's 1845 Narrative and 1855 My Bondage My Freedom; and Harriet Beecher Stowe's 1856 Dred--and an obscure proslavery novel, William McCreary Burwell's 1856 White Acre v.
In some cases, the connection is historical; Harriet Jacobs, for instance, offered her story to Harriet Beecher Stowe before she gave it to Lydia Maria Child, establishing a factual connection among three of the authors discussed in chapter 4.
Adaptation of the famous novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, also starring Phylicia Rashad, Bruce Dern, Edward Woodward and George Coe.
Certainly, this maxim of Harriet Beecher Stowe will keep one on the right path most of the time.
Digging deep into the historical and social context in which his authors wrote, Greven explores how two powerful antebellum movements, the cult of the self-made man and campaigns for sexual and hygienic reform, influenced concepts of healthy and unhealthy manhood as reflected in works by Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, James Fenimore Cooper, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Herman Melville.
He then notes that certain books, such as Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, have an immediate effect on the culture that produced them, while others, such as Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience, are not recognized for their virtues until the passing of generations.
In Daniel Deronda (her last published novel), Evans took on a very serious subject--"the thoughtless but insidious anti-Semitism she had observed" In a letter to American Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1876, she expressed her anger over the way English upper classes talked about the Jewish people in her country: "Can anything be more disgusting than to hear people called 'educated' making small jokes about .
Northerners such as Dorothea Dix, the crusader for the reform of mental institutions and later superintendent of female nurses for the Union during the war; Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, whom President Lincoln called "the woman that wrote the book that caused this war"; Harriet Tubman, a runaway slave who helped operate the "underground railroad"; and many others enjoy excellent sidebar treatment too.
Over the years attendees have seen and heard portrayals of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Theodore Roosevelt, Abigail Adams, and Nathan Hale by their trees.
It was after all, Harriet Beecher Stowe's landmark novel Uncle Tom's Cabin that had galvanized Northern antislavery sentiment at the advent of the war.
American education owes a debt to the Welsh founders of Harvard and Yale Universities; American arts to Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Sinclair Lewis and WD Griffith.
Instead, Dessens focuses on southern titles meant to correct Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin: from Uncle Robin in his Cabin in Virginia and Tom Without One in Boston (Richmond, 1853); Aunt Phillip's Cabin, or Southern Life as It Is (Philadelphia, 1852); The Cabin and the Parlor; or Slaves Without Masters (Philadelphia, 1852), to pamphlets and a narrative poem by William Grayson, among other mid-century pro-slavery literary works.
Harriet Beecher Stowe peoples Uncle Tom's Cabin with Black characters that illuminate the moral/immoral qualities of White characters like Mr.
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WORKS BY Harriet Beecher Stowe and Lydia Maria Child, abolitionist literature written for children has received relatively little scholarly attention.