The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Harriet Beecher Stowe
     
 

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This 1853 non-fiction companion to the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) provides documentary evidence supporting the novel's realistic depiction of slavery as a cruel and evil institution.  The subtitle says it all:  "Presenting the Original Facts and Documents upon Which the Story Is Founded, Together with Corroborative Statements Verifying the Truth

Overview

This 1853 non-fiction companion to the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) provides documentary evidence supporting the novel's realistic depiction of slavery as a cruel and evil institution.  The subtitle says it all:  "Presenting the Original Facts and Documents upon Which the Story Is Founded, Together with Corroborative Statements Verifying the Truth of the Work." Like the novel itself, the Key generated a storm of controversy in the North and South alike.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411461376
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
514
Sales rank:
903,483
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was an American abolitionist and author. Her Uncle Tom’s Cabin, as both a novel and a play, reached millions and was responsible for solidifying anti-slavery sentiments in the years leading up to the Civil War. Lincoln called her the little lady who started a great war.


Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
June 14, 1811
Date of Death:
July 1, 1896
Place of Birth:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Place of Death:
Hartford, Connecticut
Education:
Homeschooled

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