The Cambridge Introduction to Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Cambridge Introduction to Harriet Beecher Stowe

by Sarah Robbins
     
 

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Through the publication of her bestseller Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe became one of the most internationally famous and important authors in nineteenth-century America. This book provides a summary of Stowe's life and her long career as a professional author, as well as an overview of her writings in several different genres. Sarah Robbins also offers… See more details below

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Through the publication of her bestseller Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe became one of the most internationally famous and important authors in nineteenth-century America. This book provides a summary of Stowe's life and her long career as a professional author, as well as an overview of her writings in several different genres. Sarah Robbins also offers reading suggestions for further study. This introduction provides students of Stowe with a richly informed and accessible introduction to this fascinating author.

This book covers: Life, Contexts, Works, Reception.

Editorial Reviews

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"Robbin's text surpasses other introductory resources in its combination of depth and accessibility and in its commitment to making legible, for an audience of nonspecialists, the larger problems and implications of Stowe's work."
Nancy F. Sweet, The New England Quarterly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521671538
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

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