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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 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 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 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 2002) 74 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 March 2002
... leaves the slaves in chains. Eric Lott, University of Virginia Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida. By John T. Foster Jr. and Sarah Whitmer Foster. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 1999. xix, 158 pp. $24.95. The authors offer a friendly study of ‘‘Yankee...
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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 September 2015) 87 (3): 489–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Mary Kuhn This essay, by paying attention to botanical language, reveals how Stowe's environmental sensibility affects her racial politics and abolitionist strategies. The theories of plant growth and vitality she draws on as her career develops refute the strict classification and cultivation...
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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 June 2008) 80 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Dawn Coleman Challenging the critical commonplace that Uncle Tom's Cabin is, in effect, a sentimental sermon, this essay takes the novel's relationship to preaching, one of the most culturally authoritative forms of speech in antebellum America, as itself an object of analysis. It shows that Stowe...
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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 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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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 September 2016) 88 (3): 638–640.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Shirley Samuels In The Altar at Home , Stokes presents major writers of the nineteenth-century United States, such as Harriet Beecher Stowe, Louisa May Alcott, and Susan B. Warner, as she asks how religion and identity function. The singular role of religion in Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) has...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 395–397.
Published: 01 June 2016
... looked at daguerrotypes as a form of objective representation, Dinius explores how Harriet Beecher Stowe uses reference to daguerreotyping in Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) to emphasize the book’s status as an objective portrayal of slave life. This strategy was in turn taken up by Stowe’s detractors, who...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 863–866.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Literature, 1839–1893 . By Shelly Jarenski . Tuscaloosa : Univ. of Alabama Press . 2015 . 233 pp. Cloth, $54.95 ; e-book, $54.95 . Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 When Harriet Beecher Stowe writes in Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) that because Tom is “the hero of our story...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
...). Much of Pagnattaro’s material is familiar—she ana- lyzes women’s acts of defiance against the law in the case of the so-called anti- nomian Anne Hutchinson; in Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie, Stowe’s...
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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): 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...