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Uncle Tom : from martyr to traitor

Author: Adena Spingarn
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the story of how Uncle Tom, the Christ-like protagonist of Uncle Tom's Cabin, became a racial epithet and why Americans have been invoking this controversial figure for more than 160 years.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Uncle Tom, (Fictitious character); Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Uncle Tom, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adena Spingarn
ISBN: 9781503606098 1503606090
OCLC Number: 1030438243
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 252 pages)
Contents: A manly hero --
Uncle Tom on the American stage --
Uncle Tom and Jim Crow --
Writing the old Negro --
Uncle Toms and new Negroes --
Writing off Uncle Tom --
Epilogue : twentieth-century Uncle Toms.
Responsibility: Adena Spingarn.

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