Uncle Tom's Cabin

1 août 2005|
Uncle Tom's Cabin de Harriet Beecher Stowe
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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 heroic slave whose faith and dignity are never corrupted; Eliza and her husband, George, who elude slave catchers and eventually flee a country that condones slavery; Simon Legree, a brutal plantation owner; Little Eva, who suffers emotionally and physically from the suffering of slaves; and fun-loving Topsy, Eva's slave playmate.
Critics, scholars, and students are today revisiting this monumental work with a new objectivity, focusing on Stowe's compelling portrayal of women and the novel's theological underpinnings.
Harriet Beecher was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, one of nine children of the distinguished Congregational minister and stern Calvinist, Lyman Beecher. Of her six brothers, five became ministers, one of whom, Henry Ward Beecher, was considered the finest pulpit orator of his day. In 1832 Harriet Beecher went with her family to Cinci...
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Titre :Uncle Tom's Cabin
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :384 pages, 8.25 X 5.19 X 0.68 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :384 pages, 8.25 X 5.19 X 0.68 po
Publié le :1 août 2005
Publié par :Dover Publications
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780486440286

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