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A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin is a book by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. It was published to document the veracity of the depiction of slavery in Stowe's anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852). First published in 1853, this book also provides insights into Stowe's own views on slavery. After the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), Southerners accused...
The second best-selling book of the 19th century, behind only the Bible, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is Harriet Beecher Stowe’s classic anti-slavery novel. First published in 1852, the work is a seminal piece of abolitionist literature which helped spur the country towards Civil War. The story centers on the lives of several slaves of a Kentucky farmer named Arthur Shelby. Mounting debts...
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" is Harriet Beecher Stowe's abolitionist masterpiece. The titular Uncle Tom is the slave of Mr. Shelby, the proprietor of a certain estate in Kentucky, which has fallen into disorder in consequence of the speculative habits of its owner, who, at the opening of the tale, is forced to part not only with Uncle Tom, but with a young quadroom woman named Eliza, the...
Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1891) made her name as an abolitionist and author most noted for her 1832 breakout novel «Uncle Tom's Cabin.» Here are collected three of Beecher's most treasured short stories. In «Betty's Bright Idea,» a sweet young girl forms a bond with a poor family and is determined to help them make a better life for themselves. In «Deacon Pitkin's...
In debt, Kentucky farmer Arthur Shelby reluctantly decides to trade two of his slaves. The two, middle-aged Uncle Tom and young Harry, are to be sold to Mr. Haley, a detestable slave trader. Eliza, Harry's mother and Mrs. Shelby's maid, overhears the details of the arraignment, warns Uncle Tom and flees with Harry to the north. Eliza and Harry barely make it across the Ohio River...
This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works or all the significant works – the Œuvre – of this famous and brilliant writer in one ebook – 14860 pages easy-to-read and easy-to-navigate: • Uncle Tom's Cabin • My Wife and I • The Minister's Wooing • Uncle Tom's Cabin, Young Folks' Edition • American Woman's Home: Or, Principles of Domestic...
Selling more than 300,000 copies the first year it was published, Stowe's powerful abolitionist novel fueled the fire of the human rights debate in 1852. Denouncing the institution of slavery in dramatic terms, the incendiary novel quickly draws the reader into the world of slaves and their masters. Stowe's characters are powerfully and humanly realized in Uncle Tom, a majestic and...
Christmas–the very word conjures up memories of the most wondrous childhood holiday of all–filled with the glitter of colorfully-wrapped presents, family visits, carols, photographs, decorating the tree, attendance at church to celebrate the birth of the Christ child, and tummy-stuffing dinners tucked with treats seen at no other time of the year. <P> But the yule holiday has been...
Thanksgiving is an American tradition, celebrating the coming of autumn, the bounty of the harvest, the peaceful coexistence of the Pilgrims and the Native Americans, football, family – and, of course, the obligatory celebration feast. Here are 35 tales celebrating Thanksgiving in all its forms, by classic authors you know and love (O. Henry, Harriet Becher Stowe, Nathaniel Hawthorne) and...
We return for another selection of 25 ghost stories in the classic tradition – chosen from the vast storehouse of history's fiction for your personal delectation. As in our last meeting, we remind you that there are many kinds of ghosts, from the kind to cruel, the savage to the sad, and readers should not always assume they know just which they've gotten in any particular tale....
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