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Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook

Edited by Debra J. Rosenthal

Routledge – 2003 – 168 pages

Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

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    978-0-415-23474-0
    September 24th 2003
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Description

First published in book form in 1852, Uncle Tom's Cabin quickly became a bestseller, recognised as a powerful contribution to anti-slavery debates. After more than 150 years, it remains one of the most widely discussed works of American literature. Debra Rosenthal:

*examines the life and career of Harriet Beecher Stowe

*sets the novel within its cultural contexts and reprints related documents from the period

*surveys criticism of the book from publication to the present

*reprints extracts from reviews and key critical texts

*annotates crucial passages from the novel, linking them to the contextual and critical materials included elsewhere in the sourcebook

*suggests directions for further reading.

Bringing together a wealth of material with clear critical commentary, Debra Rosenthal offers the ideal starting point for anyone beginning to study this crucial American novel.

Name: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin: A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Debra J. Rosenthal. First published in book form in 1852, Uncle Tom's Cabin quickly became a bestseller, recognised as a powerful contribution to anti-slavery debates. After more than 150 years, it remains one of the most widely discussed works of American...
Categories: American & Canadian Literature, 19th Century Literature, Literature Readers & Sourcebooks