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Uncle Tom"s Cabin and Mid-Nineteenth Century United States

Pen and Conscience

by Moira Davidson Reynolds

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Uncle Tom"s cabin,
  • Women and literature,
  • Literature and society,
  • 19th Century American Novel And Short Story,
  • Views on slavery,
  • History and criticism,
  • United States,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher,,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher,
  • 19th century,
  • 1811-1896,
  • Didactic fiction, American,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8276046M
    ISBN 100899501311
    ISBN 109780899501314

    Uncle Tom's Cabin was an antislavery novel, fully published in , that illustrated the horrors of slavery in the Southern United States. The book was meant to convince Northern readers of the urgency in ending slavery. Her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, was one of the biggest sellers of the nineteenth century, second only to sales of the Bible. John Brown's Raid in many books the town is called "Harper's Ferry".

    Rare Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life Among The Lowly Hardcover Book By Harriet Beecher Stowe. The beautifully finished binding on the book was created by the contemporary American artist Rafael Palacios. Or rather, he re-created-for this design was a modern adaptation of a superb old specimen of Victorian bookbinding/5(). Wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, a book about a slave who is treated badly, in The book persuaded more people, particularly Northerners, to become anti-slavery.

    Introduction Critic Moira Davison Reynolds describes Uncle Tom's Cabin as "skillfully and artistically constructed propaganda that contributed mightily to massive reform" (ix). As such, its author, Harriet Beecher Stowe has been placed among the greatest Americans that ever lived and at one time was the most famous woman in the country (Reynolds ). In the emotion-charged atmosphere of mid-nineteenth century America Uncle Toms Cabin exploded like a bombshell. the social impact. on the United States was greater than that of any book before or since". Printing and the Mind of Man - Uncle Tom's Cabin was first published as a week serial in National Era, an abolitionist periodical Seller Rating: % positive.


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Uncle Tom"s Cabin and Mid-Nineteenth Century United States by Moira Davidson Reynolds Download PDF EPUB FB2

Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel was the critical event of literature and race relations in nineteenth century America. No other event had such an impact upon the slavery issue. While Mrs. Stowe wrote the weekly installments (a long serial in an antislavery paper) of Uncle Tom's Cabin she was living in genteel poverty, the harassed mother of six married to a scholarly but impractical by: 3.

The Paperback of the Uncle Tom's Cabin and Mid-Nineteenth Century United States: Pen and Conscience by Moira D. Reynolds at Barnes & Pages: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel was the critical event of literature and race relations in nineteenth century America.

No other event had such an impact upon the slavery issue. While Mrs. Stowe wrote the weekly installments (a long serial in an antislavery paper) of Uncle Tom’s Cabin she was living in genteel poverty, the harassed mother of six married to a scholarly but impractical man.

Uncle Tom's cabin and mid-nineteenth century United States. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Uncle Tom, (Fictitious character); Uncle Tom, (Fictitious character); Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Moira.

Get this from a library. Uncle Tom's cabin and mid-nineteenth century United States: pen and conscience. [Moira Davison Reynolds]. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Uncle Tom's cabin and mid-nineteenth century United States by Moira Davison Reynolds,McFarland edition, in EnglishCited by: 3.

Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe was an American author and abolitionist, whose novel Uncle Tom's Cabin () attacked the cruelty of slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential, even in Britain.

It made the political issues of the s regarding slavery tangible to millions, energizing anti-slavery forces in the American North/5. Uncle Tom’s Cabin is an abolitionist novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe that was published in serialized form in the United States in –52 and in book form in It achieved wide-reaching popularity, particularly among white Northern readers, through its vivid dramatization of the experience of slavery.

Stowe’s blockbuster novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, serialized in The National Era in and and published in book form shortly thereafter, had so highlighted the issue of slavery that, a decade later, America’s young men were willing to slaughter each other in unimaginable numbers to preserve or destroy that peculiar institution.

As Uncle Tom’s Cabin became the most discussed work of fiction in the United States, there’s no doubt that the novel influenced feelings about slavery. With readers relating very deeply to the characters, the issue of slavery was transformed from an abstract concern to.

Uncle Tom's Cabin: History of the Book in the 19th-Century United States BY MICHAEL WINSHIP, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN In earlywhen Harriet Beecher Stowe first imagined writing "some sketches which should show the world slavery as she herself had seen it," [ FIGURE 1 ] she was already an established author.

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is a book worth reading. Inside the cover of this old time favorite, Stowe easily takes readers inside the minds the slaves, the slave owners, and those with abolitionist-like minds.

She skillfully winds you through the different paths of characters and creates a mostly satisfying conclusion/5(K). Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, is published.

The novel soldcopies within three months and was so widely. Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin () depicted life for African-Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the U.S.

and Britain and made the political issues of the s regarding slavery tangible to millions. Elizabeth Ammons is the Harriet H. Fay Professor of Literature at Tufts University/5(K).

Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(K).

To great acclaim, Stowe published Uncle Tom’s Cabin during the period of fervor which led to the Civil War. On MaJohn J. Jewett & Co. published the first one-volume edition of Uncle Tom’s Cabin and sold 5, copies in two days. Arthur Shelby, a Kentucky farmer and slaveowner, is forced by debt to sell two slaves — Uncle Tom and Harry, the young son of his wife's servant Eliza — to a trader named Haley.

Eliza hears the discussion, warns Tom and his wife, and runs away with her child, followed by Haley, who is prevented from catching her when she crosses the Ohio.

To a student of the nineteenth-century sentimental novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin is, if anything, much less tedious than might be expected. But readers not used to these conventions should try to bear with them, suspend disbelief in some instances, and finally relax and enjoy Stowe's dry, often understated, ironic wit.

Harriet Beecher Stowe's antislavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was the nineteenth century's best-selling novel worldwide; only the Bible outsold it.

It was known not only as a book but through stage productions, films, music, and commercial advertising as by: 3. Uncle Tom's Cabin, published in The National Era () Inthe serial was published as a two-volume book.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin was a runaway best-seller, sell copies in the United States in its first week;in the first year; and in Great Britain, million copies in one year.

In the 19th century, the only book to. Why was Uncle Tom's Cabin the most successful American novel of the mid-nineteenth century? It contextualized slavery within the popular form of women's domestic novels.

Why was "Bleeding Kansas" such a significant step toward Civil War? It introduced widespread violence into the section conflict.Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin as a “sentimental novel,” the most popular genre during the mid-eighteenth century, which elicited an emotional response from the reader.

Though these works were not usually celebrated critically, they were very popular among the public—especially women, who were leaders in the abolitionist movement.During the nineteenth century, Staffordshire figures belonged to British popular culture from the working classes at least through the middle classes from two decades before publication of Uncle Tom’s Cabin through the late nineteenth century.

Today, in the United States Staffordshire figures reside in the collections of museums or the homes.