Uncle Tom's Cabin (Oxford World’s Classics)Harriet Beecher Stowe / Sep 20, 2019
Uncle Tom s Cabin Oxford World s Classics strong So you re the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war These words said to have been uttered by Abraham Lincoln signal the celebrity of Uncle Tom s Cabin The first American
strong So you re the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war These words, said to have been uttered by Abraham Lincoln, signal the celebrity of Uncle Tom s Cabin The first American novel to become an international best seller, Stowe s novel charts the progress from slavery to freedom of fugitives who escape the chains of American chattel slavery, and of a martyr who transcends all earthly ties At the middle of the nineteenth century, the names of its characters Little Eva, Topsy, Uncle Tom were renowned A hundred years later, Uncle Tom still had meaning, but, to Blacks everywhere it had become a curse This edition firmly locates Uncle Tom s Cabin within the context of African American writing, the issues of race and the role of women Its appendices include the most important contemporary African American literary responses to the glorification of Uncle Tom s Christian resignation as well as excerpts from popular slave narratives, quoted by Stowe in her justification of the dramatization of slavery, Key to Uncles Tom s Cabin ABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up to date bibliographies for further study, and much .
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