Reading abolition. The critical reception of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Reading abolition. The critical reception of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass.

Author: Brian Yothers
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer Ltd. 2016.
Series: Literary criticism in perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass represent a crucial strand in nineteenth-century American literature: the struggle for the abolition of slavery. Yet there has been no thoroughgoing discussion of the critical reception of these two giants of abolitionist literature. Reading Abolition narrates and explores the parallels between Stowe's critical reception and Douglass's. The book begins with Stowe's Uncle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Frederick Douglass
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Yothers
ISBN: 9781571135773 1571135774
OCLC Number: 951724629
Description: 208 pages.
Contents: Introduction: Interpreting and Reinterpreting Stowe and DouglassUncle Tom's Cabin in Its Own TimeThe Eclipse of Uncle Tom's Cabin: The Early Twentieth CenturyUncle Tom's Cabin Revived: Race, Gender, Religion, and Stowe's Narrative ArtistryBeyond Uncle Tom's Cabin: The Reception of Stowe's Later Fiction, Nonfiction, and PoetryThe Critical Response to Douglass's AutobiographiesAnti-Slavery Eloquence: The Critical Response to Douglass's Anti-Slavery Speeches and JournalismEpilogue: Critical Futures - Stowe and Douglass, Together and SeparatelyWorks CitedIndex
Series Title: Literary criticism in perspective.
Responsibility: Brian Yothers.

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A pathbreaking consideration of the intertwined critical responses to Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass, giants of abolitionist literature.  Read more...

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[A]n impressive history of the critical context for two of American literature's most widely read nineteenth-century authors. . . . [E]specially good reading for graduate students, as it offers a Read more...

 
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