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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 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Caleb Smith This essay examines previously unexplored divisions within the antislavery movement’s published responses to Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl . Revisiting Jacobs’s conflict with her editor, Lydia Maria Child, over the suppressed chapter about John Brown, Smith...
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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 2010) 82 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anna Stewart Stewart examines the narrative construction of Harriet Jacobs in 1865, when her former editor Lydia Maria Child included a revised selection from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) in The Freedmen's Book , a reader Child was developing to help newly freed slaves learn to read...
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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 December 2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Adam Gussow By Jean M. Humez. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2003. xii, 471 pp.$45.00. By Tunde Adeleke. Jackson: Univ. of Mississippi Press. 2003. xxxiii, 274 pp. $42.00. 2004 Book Reviews Harriet Tubman: The Life and the Life Stories. By Jean M. Humez. Madison: Univ. of...
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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 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 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 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 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 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 2017) 89 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Harriet Monroe. The essay also brings to light the connections between this promotional brochure and back issues of Monroe’s Poetry: A Magazine of Verse , further underscoring the close ties between commercial tourism and literary modernism. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Fred...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2009
... admittedly slender potential civil protection as property was eroded when her abuser was simultaneously her owner. This shift in her protections produced a rift in her legal subjectivity through which systems of terror could operate legitimately. Stone closely examines Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
... profoundly visual cultural moment, argued for a visual literacy that both denied the indexical power of white visual practices and embraced the power of the image to make injustice visible. Blackwood's analysis focuses on how texts by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs explore the representational...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... explore what recent literary and historical scholarship has largely overlooked. Harriet and John S. Jacobs, Maria Weston Chapman, Sojourner Truth, and Ellis Gray Loring appear alongside a number of largely unknown slave attendants in an essay that explores the complex ways legal discourses circulating in...
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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 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 431–440.
Published: 01 June 2008
... con- tributes to a wider perspective on the omnipresence of chronic disease in nineteenth-century American culture. Harriet Tubman: Myth, Memory, and History. By Milton C. Sernett. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2007. xi, 409 pp. Paper, $24.95. In this study of Harriet Tubman as...