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Harriet Beecher Stowe : a life

Autore: Joan D Hedrick
Editore: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Up to this year I have always felt that I had no particular call to meddle with this subject ... But I feel now that the time is come when even a woman or a child who can speak a word for freedom and humanity is bound to speak." Thus did Harriet Beecher Stowe announce her decision to begin work on what would become one of the most influential novels ever written. The subject she had hesitated to "meddle with" was  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
History
biographie
Persona incaricata: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Joan D Hedrick
ISBN: 0195066391 9780195066395
Numero OCLC: 27684144
Riconoscimenti: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1995.
Descrizione: xviii, 507 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsabilità: Joan D. Hedrick.
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This biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe weaves together into a chronological narrative the varied elements of the life of the woman who wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin". It also explores the crucial social  Per saperne di più…

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