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

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Harriet Beecher Stowe's house in Hartford has been nominated to be a National Historic Landmark.
McFarland, the author of two novels and five nonfiction works, including the most recent, Loves of Harriet Beecher Stowe, offers here a captivating investigation of the similarities and differences between Twain and Roosevelt presented against a backdrop of politics, imperialism, commercialism, and racism of these decades.
One of the sites she visited in Hartford was the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, a museum complex that includes one Stowe's homes.
This was not without historical precedent: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, her fictional account of American slavery in the 1850s had the same history.
In June 2011, more than one hundred scholars gathered at Bowdoin College to celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Harriet Beecher Stowe was an unassuming 51-year-old mother of six who was living on the edge of poverty when she wrote the powerful antislavery bestseller "Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Polk, famed Abolitionist author Harriet Beecher Stowe, women's movement initiator and leader Susan B.
Beginning with the homespun philosopher Will Rogers, followed by Benjamin Lee Whorf's linguistic theories, continuing with four major wars, and concluding with reappraisals of diverse figures such as Harriet Beecher Stowe, Amy Lowell, and John James Audubon, America Reflected: Language, Satire, Film, and the National Mind--a twentieth-century voyage amplifying a country's culture, myths, and ethos, while echoing the poet's belief that memory is the business of man--covers enormous ground with insightful explanations of events half a century ago.
The third Beecher daughter, Harriet Beecher Stowe, turned her early interest in literature into a prolific publishing career, often serving as the primary breadwinner for her husband and children.
Ranking alongside Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin as a novel that has galvanized public opinion, The Jungle tells the story of Jurgis Rudkus, a young immigrant who came to the New World to find a better life.
The instantaneous and wildly successful effort of Harriet Beecher Stowe to soften American hearts and thus to change their minds about slavery by means of her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1851) posed a serious challenge to the "peculiar institution" and the "Southern way of life.
As American author Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-96) said about the old country: "Its history for two centuries was our history.
10) Harriet Beecher likes towels with pink and purple stripes.
THREE SPIRITUALS for Bass-Baritone, 'Cello and Piano (Biblical and Harriet Beecher Stowe).
Todd, and English university lecturer Sarah Meer, Transatlantic Stowe: Harriet Beecher Stowe and European Culture is an anthology of scholarly essays by learned authors concerning the literary writings of Harriet Beecher Stow, perhaps best known for her novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin".