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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 December 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 (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
... 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 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 (1 March 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 of...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
... diversity 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...
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American Literature (1 March 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...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 March 2002
... citrus fruit to lucrative Northern markets; the state’s natural beauty would attract tourists. This vision of the state’s future appealed to Swaim’s friend, Colonel James Chapman Beecher, a half-brother to Harriet Beecher Stowe and the leader of a black regiment, the First Northern Carolina...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Forum: The American Museum and Cultural Authority in Hawthorne, Melville, Stowe, and Whitman . By Les Harrison. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xxv, 272 pp. $42.50. From Broadway to Cleveland: A History of the Hanna Theatre . By John Vacha. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press. 2007. xi...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., 1859–61 By the fall of 1859, Harriet Jacobs had come to doubt that her autobiography would ever appear in print. She had quarreled with Harriet Beecher Stowe, who condescendingly offered to write up some of the details of Jacobs’s life for the Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1853...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2010
... placing African American authors alongside several of the period’s major writers, including John Greenleaf Whittier and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Perhaps even more important, Child saw her book as a means of solidifying an increasingly educated African American commu- nity. Her preface...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 751–782.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Susan M. Ryan Duke University Press 2000 Susan M. Charity Begins at Home: Stowe’s Antislavery Ryan Novels and the Forms of Benevolent Citizenship 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 61 of238 Scholarly work on Harriet...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 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 (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Aves for restraining Med against her will. The figure of the slave child Med, like the sentimentalized figures of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Evange- line St. Clare or Louisa May Alcott’s Beth March, stimulated a range of powerful emotions on the part of the BFASS, which authorized its reform...
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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 Figure 7 Oil painting of Eva and Topsy, featuring Topsy in red coral necklace, earrings, and bracelet, painted by J More
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... heavily 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 869–892.
Published: 01 December 2015
... by James D. Lilley, 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2000
... the context of the argument. In chapter 2, relying heavily 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...