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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 61–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Susan Louise Edmunds This essay reads Richard Wright’s Native Son (1940) against Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852), the New Deal, and the intervening history of white women’s sentimental activism. It argues that Native Son is a work of domestic fiction that self-consciously engages...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 755–786.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Mary Grace Albanese Abstract The transnational material network of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) has enjoyed substantial critical analysis: however, most scholarship tends to focus on the novel’s influence in Europe. Haiti plays a much greater role in the novel than any European...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... by which many ethnologists classified race. Stowe comes to emphasize nature's mutability and interconnectedness, and invites her readers to consider human nature as part of this dynamic natural order. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Harriet Beecher Stowe slavery botany plant studies...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Molly Farrell Farrell places Harriet Beecher Stowe's abolitionist novel Uncle Tom's Cabin in the context of the nineteenth-century movement for education reform. Her essay explores the novel's representation of pedagogy and adoption and how these techniques worked simultaneously to incorporate...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Elizabeth Duquette Through a sustained analysis of Harriet Beecher Stowe's second antislavery novel, Dred (1856), this essay argues for the reevaluation of Stowe's political and moral priorities and values. Focusing on the novel's examination of interest, the essay shows how Stowe challenges one...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 59–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Susan M. Ryan The media firestorm that followed Harriet Beecher Stowe's exposé of Lord Byron's supposed incest (which she first detailed in an 1869 Atlantic Monthly article and later in the book Lady Byron Vindicated [1870]) provides an apt cultural site for analyzing the intersections among...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Christina Zwarg When mesmerism first came to this hemisphere by way of St. Domingue, a complex association between radical abolition and the new science was born. Harriet Beecher Stowe takes up that association in her second abolitionist novel Dred . In so doing she charts an emergent trauma theory...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of contemporary print culture as part of his antislavery strategy, reprinting responses to Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel in an array of nontraditional critical forms to achieve pragmatic political goals. In so doing, Douglass transformed literary criticism from evaluation and entertainment into a powerful weapon...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 29–56.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man , portrays the consequences of accepting existing, white-authored literary representations of the Old Negro. While Johnson’s ex–colored man fails to reclaim this figure, Johnson himself did exactly that in his 1917 adaptation of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (3): 361–390.
Published: 01 September 2021
... ode to the Erie Canal to Harriet Beecher Stowe’s and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ironic canal travel sketches to Margarita Engle’s recent historical verse-novel tallying the devastations of the Panama Canal—this essay identifies an infrastructural dialectic in which writers view infrastructure, initially...
Published: 01 June 2019
Figure 7 Oil painting of Eva and Topsy, featuring Topsy in red coral necklace, earrings, and bracelet, painted by J. A. Bingham in 1857. Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT More
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 June 2008
... on the novel. George Frederick Holmes’s 1852 review castigates Harriet Beecher Stowe’s unseemly appropriation of male authority with the aid of a biblical passage routinely invoked to deny women the pulpit (1 Tim. 2:11–12), even though Stowe had not physically addressed a congregation, led...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., 387–89. Kuhn, Mary Pauline. “Garden Variety: Botany and Multiplicity in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Abolitionism,” 489–516. LaFleur, Greta. Review: Tomorrow’s Parties: Sex and the Untimely in Nineteenth- Century America by Peter Coviello; If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 623–650.
Published: 01 December 2022
... Catharine E. 1873 . Miss Beecher’s Housekeeper and Healthkeeper . New York : Harper and Brothers . Beecher Catharine E. , and Stowe Harriet Beecher . 1869 . The American Woman’s Home; or, Principles of Domestic Science . New York : J. B. Ford and Company . Beecher-Stowe Family...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 592–594.
Published: 01 September 2020
...) in their respective group: Harriet Beecher Stowe for Kent and Mary Boykin Chesnut for Stowe. Significantly, both Kent and Stowe invite us to think in new ways about the ramifications of the venues in which their subjects write: the quotidian diary for Stowe and the abolitionist press for Kent. Readers will appreciate...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Patton sides with generations of scholars who argue for the novel’s sentimen- tal influence on black female writers who used fiction to speak against slavery. In chapter 3...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., 397–400. Edmunds, Susan Louise. “‘Just Like Home’: Richard Wright, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and the New Deal,” 61–86. Ellis, Cristin. “Amoral Abolitionism: Frederick Douglass and the Environmen- tal Case against Slavery,” 275–303. Feeley, Lynne. Review: Murison, The Politics of Anxiety...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 589–591.
Published: 01 September 2020
... are not alone. You may pause before reciting a few dramatic adaptations of novels or standby plays in anthologies (George Aiken’s dramatization of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin [1852], Dion Boucicault’s The Octoroon [1859], maybe John Augustus Stone’s Metamora [1829]). Perhaps you are more...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (2): 263–293.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Figure 7 Oil painting of Eva and Topsy, featuring Topsy in red coral necklace, earrings, and bracelet, painted by J. A. Bingham in 1857. Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT ...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 571–584.
Published: 01 September 2020
... review shifts with the goals of the authors. To “feel right”—as Harriet Beecher Stowe ( 1852 : 317) once articulated the position for well-meaning Christian liberals opposed to slavery—is to “feel” rights. These can be declared differently. The Declaration of Independence is a much-heralded document both...