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Uncle Tom's cabin or, Life among the lowly

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
Series: John Harvard library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English
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The moving abolitionist novel that fueled the fire of the human rights debate in 1852 and melodramatically condemned the institution of slavery through such powerfully realized characters as Tom, Eliza, Topsy, Eva, and Simon Legree.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Didactic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Uncle Tom's cabin or, Life among the lowly.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009004440
(OCoLC)261176048
Named Person: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Uncle Tom, (Fictitious character); Uncle Tom, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Beecher Stowe
ISBN: 9780674054677 0674054679
OCLC Number: 648760627
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 588 pages).
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Introduction --
Note on the Text --
Chronology of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Life --
Preface --
I. In Which the Reader Is Introduced to a Man of Humanity --
II. The Mother --
III. The Husband and Father --
IV. An Evening in Uncle Tom's Cabin --
V. Showing the Feelings of Living Property on Changing Owners --
VI. Discovery --
VII. The Mother's Struggle --
VIII. Eliza's Escape --
IX. In Which It Appears That a Senator Is But a Man --
X. The Property Is Carried Off --
XI. In Which Property Gets into an Improper State of Mind --
XII. Select Incident of Lawful Trade --
XIII. The Quaker Settlement --
XIV. Evangeline --
XV. Of Tom's New Master, and Various Other Matters --
XVI. Tom's Mistress and Her Opinions --
XVII. The Freeman's Defence --
XVIII. Miss Ophelia's Experiences and Opinions --
XIX. Miss Ophelia's Experiences and Opinions, Continued --
XX. Topsy --
XXI. Kentuck --
XXII. "The Grass Withereth--The Flower Fadeth" --
XXIII. Henrique --
XXIV. Foreshadowings --
XXV. The Little Evangelist --
XXVI. Death --
XXVII. "This Is the Last of Earth" --
XXVIII. Reunion --
XXIX. The Unprotected --
XXX. The Slave Warehouse --
XXXI. The Middle Passage --
XXXII. Dark Places --
XXXIII. Cassy --
XXXIV. The Quadroon's Story --
XXXV. The Tokens --
XXXVI. Emmeline and Cassy --
XXXVII. Liberty --
XXXVIII. The Victory --
XXXIX. The Stratagem --
XL. The Martyr --
XLI. The Young Master --
XLII. An Authentic Ghost Story --
XLIII. Results --
XLIV. The Liberator --
XLV. Concluding Remarks --
Selected Bibliography.
Series Title: John Harvard library.
Other Titles: Uncle Tom's cabin
Life among the lowly
Responsibility: Harriet Beecher Stowe ; introduction by David Bromwich.
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