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The inadvertent epic : from Uncle Tom's cabin to Roots

Author: Leslie A Fiedler
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1982.
Series: Touchstone book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Gone with the wind by Margaret Mitchell, Roots by Alex Haley, and the novels of Thomas Dixon Jr.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Fiedler
ISBN: 0671253727 9780671253721 9780671253714 0671253719
OCLC Number: 5677885
Description: 85 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Uncle Tom's cabin: the invisible masterpiece --
Uncle Tom as white mother --
The anti-Tom novel and the first great war: Thomas Dixon Jr. and D.W. Griffith --
The anti-Tom novel and the Great Depression: Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind --
Anti-anti-Tom novels and the decline of the American empire: Alex Haley's Roots.
Series Title: Touchstone book.
Responsibility: Leslie A. Fiedler ; with an introd. by Barrie Hayne.

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Discusses Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Gone with the wind by Margaret Mitchell, Roots by Alex Haley, and the novels of Thomas Dixon Jr.

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