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A Routledge literary sourcebook on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin

A Routledge literary sourcebook on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin

Rosenthal, Debra J., 1964-

First published in book form in 1852, Uncle Tom's Cabinquickly became a bestseller, recognised as a powerful contribution to anti-slavery debates. After more than 150 years, it remains one of the most widely discussed works of American literature. Debra Rosenthal:*examines the life and career of Harriet Beecher Stowe*sets the novel within its cultural contexts and reprints related documents from the period*surveys criticism of the book from publication to the present*reprints extracts from reviews and key critical texts*annotates crucial passages from the novel, linking them to the contextual and critical materials included elsewhere in the sourcebook*suggests directions for further reading.Bringing together a wealth of material with clear critical commentary, Debra Rosenthal offers the ideal starting point for anyone beginning to study this crucial American novel

Book. English.
Published London : Routledge 2004
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Debra J. Rosenthal
ISBN: 0415234735, 0415234743, 9780415234733, 9780415234740
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 208 p. ; 22 cm.
Series: Routledge literary sourcebooks
Subject: Didactic fiction, American History and criticism.; Slavery in literature.; Plantation life in literature.; Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin.; African Americans in literature.; Southern States In literature.
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