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Uncle Tom's cabin as visual culture

Author: Jo-Ann Morgan
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the artwork of Hammatt Billings, George Cruikshank, Winslow Homer, Eastman Johnson, Henry Ossawa Tanner, and Thomas Satterwhite Noble to show how, as Uncle Tom's Cabin gained popularity, visual strategies were used to coax the subversive potential of Stowe's work back within accepted boundaries that reinforced social hierarchies"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgan, Jo-Ann.
Uncle Tom's cabin as visual culture.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608020133
Online version:
Morgan, Jo-Ann.
Uncle Tom's cabin as visual culture.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2007
(OCoLC)609859453
Named Person: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jo-Ann Morgan
ISBN: 9780826217158 082621715X
OCLC Number: 74460016
Description: xiii, 224 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Picturing Uncle Tom with Little Eva: reproduction as legacy --
The passion of Uncle Tom: pictures join words to challenge patriarchy --
From Barefoot Madonna to Maggie the Ripper: Thomas Satterwhite Noble reconstructs Eliza and Cassy --
Winslow Homer visits Aunt Chloe's old Kentucky home --
Henry Ossawa Tanner's The banjo lesson and the iconic persistence of Uncle Tom.
Responsibility: Jo-Ann Morgan.
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Reveals how prints and paintings of Uncle Tom and other characters in the novel - "Uncle Tom's Cabin" - also shaped public perceptions and how this visual culture had its own impact on history. This  Read more...

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"First rate... Uncle Tom's Cabin has always been considered an important text in American and African American history and culture, but Jo-Ann Morgan shows us how much more important it really is." - Read more...

 
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