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The Stowe debate : rhetorical strategies in Uncle Tom's cabin

Author: Mason I Lowance; Ellen E Westbrook; R C De Prospo
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays addresses the continuing controversy surrounding Uncle Tom's Cabin. On publication in 1852, Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel sparked a national debate about the nature of slavery and the character of those who embraced it. Since then, critics have used the book to illuminate a host of issues dealing with race, gender, politics, and religion in antebellum America. They have also argued about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stowe debate.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1994
(DLC) 94012254
(OCoLC)30355420
Named Person: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mason I Lowance; Ellen E Westbrook; R C De Prospo
ISBN: 0585083851 9780585083858
OCLC Number: 43475554
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 318 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: "Magic of the Real Presence of Distress" : sentimentality and competing rhetorics of authority / Catharine E. O'Connell --
Flirting with patriarchy : feminist dialogics / Melanie J. Kisthardt --
Rhetoric and satire / Jan Pilditch --
Pliable rhetoric of domesticity / S. Bradley Shaw --
Sentimentality and the uses of death / Isabelle White --
Matriarchy and the rhetoric of domesticity / Susan L. Roberson --
Confronting Antichrist : the influence of Jonathan Edwards's Millenial Vision / Helen Petter Westra --
Biblical typology and the allegorical mode : the prophetic strain / Mason I. Lowance, Jr. --
Myths and rhetoric of the slavery debate and Stowe's comic vision of slavery / James Bense --
Stowe's construction of an African persona and the creation of white identity for a new world order / Sarah Smith Ducksworth --
Toward a rhetoric of equality : reflective and refractive images in Stowe's language / Michael J. Meyer --
Rhetoric of race / Susan Marie Nuernberg.
Responsibility: edited by Mason I. Lowance, Jr., Ellen E. Westbrook, R.C. De Prospo.

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This collection of essays addresses the continuing controversy surrounding ""Uncle Tom's Cabin"". The 13 contributors discuss questions of language and ideology, the tradition of the sentimental  Read more...

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