Harriet Beecher Stowe: 1811-1896

Oxford University Press - 507 Seiten
As part of Pegasos, Kuunsankosken Kaupunginkirjasto of Finland presents a biographical sketch about the American author Harriet Elizabeth Stowe (1811-1896). Stowe is best-known for her novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (1851-1852), which she wrote in reaction to the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Some of Stowe's other works include "Sunny Memoirs of Foreign Lands" (1854), "The Minister's Wooing" (1859), "Little Foxes" (1866), and "Oldtown Folks" (1869).

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In this definitive biography, Hedrick (History/Trinity; Solitary Comrade, 1982) applies a feminine perspective to the fascinating life and tumultuous times of Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-96), author ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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In writing this biography of Stowe, the most substantial since Forrest Wilson's Crusader in Crinoline won a Pulitzer Prize in 1941, Hedrick (women's studies, Trinity Coll., Ct.) has created an ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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