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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among the Lowly (John Harvard Library)

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Easily the most controversial antislavery novel written in antebellum America, and one of the best-selling books of the nineteenth century, Uncle Tom's Cabin is often credited with intensifying the sectional conflict that led to the Civil War. In his introduction, David Bromwich places Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel in its Victorian contexts and reminds us why it is an enduring work of literary and moral imagination. The John Harvard Library text follows the first American edition, published by John P. Jewett and Company.

Synopsis:

Easily the most controversial antislavery novel written in antebellum America, and one of the best-selling books of the nineteenth century, Uncle Tom's Cabin is often credited with intensifying the sectional conflict that led to the Civil War. In his introduction, David Bromwich places Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel in its Victorian contexts and reminds us why it is an enduring work of literary and moral imagination. The John Harvard Library text follows the first American edition, published by John P. Jewett & Company.

About the Author

David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale University and the author of Hazlitt: The Mind of a Critic.

Yale University

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674034075
Author:
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Introduction by:
Bromwich, David
Introduction:
Bromwich, David
Author:
Bromwich, David
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Fugitive slaves
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
FICTION / Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
John Harvard Library
Series Volume:
107
Publication Date:
April 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Easily the most controversial antislavery novel written in antebellum America, and one of the best-selling books of the nineteenth century, Uncle Tom's Cabin is often credited with intensifying the sectional conflict that led to the Civil War. In his introduction, David Bromwich places Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel in its Victorian contexts and reminds us why it is an enduring work of literary and moral imagination. The John Harvard Library text follows the first American edition, published by John P. Jewett & Company.
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