New Essays on Uncle Tom's Cabin

New Essays on Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Eric J. Sundquist
     
 

A critical and historical interpretation of Uncle Tom's Cabin, reflecting the best of recent scholarship.See more details below

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A critical and historical interpretation of Uncle Tom's Cabin, reflecting the best of recent scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521317863
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Series:
American Novel Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,405,422
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Eric J. Sundquist; 2. Strategies of black characterization in Uncle Tom's Cabin and the early Afro-American novel Richard Yarborough; 3. Doing it herself: Uncle Tom's Cabin and woman's role in the slavery crisis Jean Fagan Yellin; 4. Gothic imagination and social reform: the haunted houses of Lyman Beecher, Henry Ward Beecher, and Harriet Beecher Stowe Karen Halttunen; 5. Sharing the thunder: the literary exchanges of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Bibb, and Frederick Douglass Robert B. Stepto; 6. Stowe's dream of the mother-saviour: Uncle Tom's Cabin and American women writers before the 1920s Elizabeth Ammons.

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