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Author Robbins, Sarah
Title The Cambridge introduction to Harriet Beecher Stowe / Sarah Robbins
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Mo  813.3 R636    AVAILABLE    30550100447372
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  874.44 S892/ R636    AVAILABLE    30580002552136
Descript x, 144 p. ; 23 cm
Series Cambridge introductions to literature
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-137) and index
Chapter 1: Life -- Beecher lore and community vision -- A Beecher education for social agency -- Navigating Cincinnati as a cultural "contact zone" -- Composing Uncle Tom's Cabin while housekeeping in Maine -- Traveling as an international celebrity -- Re-envisioning New England domesticity -- The lure of the south -- Final days in Hartford -- Chapter 2: Cultural contexts -- Middle-class womanhood -- Writing American literature -- Racial politics -- Religion -- Class identity -- Chapter 3: Works -- Early writings -- Uncle Tom's Cabin -- Stowe's Key, Dred, and The Christian Slave -- Dramatizing Uncle Tom's Cabin -- Travel writing -- New England regionalist fiction -- Additional late-career writings -- Chapter 4: Reception and critics -- US readers' regional differences -- Antebellum blacks as readers -- African Americans' responses in a new century -- Nineteenth-century European responses -- Twentieth-century literary criticism -- New directions in Stowe studies
Subject Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Criticism and interpretation
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