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Description - The Cambridge Introduction to Harriet Beecher Stowe by Sarah Robbins

Through the publication of her bestseller Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe became one of the most internationally famous and important authors in nineteenth-century America. Today, her reputation is more complex, and Uncle Tom's Cabin has been debated and analysed in many different ways. This book provides a summary of Stowe's life and her long career as a professional author, as well as an overview of her writings in several different genres. Synthesizing scholarship from a range of perspectives, the book positions Stowe's work within the larger framework of nineteenth-century culture and attitudes about race, slavery and the role of women in society. Sarah Robbins also offers reading suggestions for further study. This introduction provides students of Stowe with a richly informed and accessible introduction to this fascinating author.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521671538
ISBN-10: 0521671531
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Pages: 154
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sarah Robbins

Sarah Robbins is Professor of English at Kennesaw State University, Georgia.

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