President Abraham Lincoln is reputed to have said when he met Harriet Beecher Stowe
Both an abolitionist and author, Harriet Beecher Stowe
reached international fame with the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin, an antislavery novel that impressed Abraham Lincoln, purportedly, to remark, "Is this the little woman who made the great war?
Thus, we have Samson Occom, a Native American theologian with a deep and often ironic understanding of Puritan providentialism; Harriet Beecher Stowe
, who, says Peter Thuesen, dealt with her family's intellectual legacy in a manner every bit as serious as Max Weber's; Mark Twain, working through Jonathan Edwards's Freedom of the Will while writing comedic novels; and John Updike, whose heroes wrestle with problems of freedom and limitations in terms far more nuanced and instructive than the current "deciders" in American political culture would allow.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
and the Question of Race" in Critical Essays on Harriet Beecher Stowe
Following upon the heels of Beecher's Life of Jesus, his sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe
published her own biographical account of Jesus, titled Footsteps of the Master in 1877.
The result is an outstanding work of American history showing that The N Word is the linguistic tissue that bonds Thomas Jefferson to Mark Fuhrman, the pseudoscience of skull measurement to the lynching of Emmett Till, George Orwell to Ice Cube and Harriet Beecher Stowe
and Mark Twain to Dave Chappelle.
This production contains a brilliant analysis and interpretation of a number of writers, including Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe
, Mark Twain, Herman Melville and others.
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.
Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Perspectives is an extensive work of literary criticism and analysis that explores the complicated and reciprocal relationship between George Elliot's fiction and the writings of her American contemporaries, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe
, Margaret Fuller, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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.
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.
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.