Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly

deHarriet Beecher StoweIntroduction deJane Smiley

9 janvier 2001|
Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly de Harriet Beecher Stowe
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When Uncle Tom''s Cabin was published in 1852, it became an international blockbuster, selling more than 300,000 copies in the United States alone in its first year. Progressive for her time, Harriet Beecher Stowe was one of the earliest writers to offer a shockingly realistic depiction of slavery. Her stirring indictment and portrait of human dignity in the most inhumane circumstances enlightened hundreds of thousands by revealing the human costs of slavery, which had until then been cloaked and justified by the racist misperceptions of the time. Langston Hughes called it "a moral battle cry," noting that "the love and warmth and humanity that went into its writing keep it alive a century later," and Tolstoy described it as "flowing from love of God and man."
Harriet Beecher Stowe, a prolific writer best remembered today for Uncle Tom''s Cabin, was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, on June 14, 1811, into a prominent New England family. Her father, Lyman Beecher, was a well-known Congregational minister, and her brother Henry Ward Beecher became a distinguished preacher, orator, and lecturer....
Titre :Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among The Lowly
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :688 pages, 8.01 X 5.22 X 1.19 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :688 pages, 8.01 X 5.22 X 1.19 po
Publié le :9 janvier 2001
Publié par :Random House Publishing Group
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780375756931

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