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The Fugitive's Properties: Uncle Tom's Incalculable Dividend

in The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044330
eISBN:
9780226241111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241111.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin stands as more readily pertinent to the coupling of law and literature, imaginative labor and speculative valuation, than many scholars of that text ... More


Boycotting Exclusion: The Transpacific Politics of Chinese Sentimentalism

Edlie L. Wong

in Racial Reconstruction: Black Inclusion, Chinese Exclusion, and the Fictions of Citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479868001
eISBN:
9781479899043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868001.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 engages a range of Chinese literary productions, including Lin Shu’s translation of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the boycott novel The Bitter Society, and Chinese American ... More


Epics of Ambivalence: Nonviolent Power in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Antislavery Novels

Dan McKanan

in Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Antebellum United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145328
eISBN:
9780199834471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145321.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The novels of Harriet Beecher Stowe both epitomized and compromised the tradition of radical Christian liberalism. This chapter explores Stowe's ambivalent relationship to earlier reformers and ... More


Writing Against Slavery: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Judie Newman

in Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199585489
eISBN:
9780191728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585489.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the strategies which Harriet Beecher Stowe mobilized from her religious background in order to further the abolitionist cause. In Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) revivalist and ... More


Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Antislavery Cause

John Ernest

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the works of Harriet Beecher Stowe, one of the leading novelists of antebellum America. In particular, it highlights Stowe’s achievements as an antislavery writer by offering a ... More


Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Archives of Injustice

Edward Whitley

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ed Whitley’s chapter describes a project in which students study the curatorial work of Harriet Beecher Stowe in The Key to “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” alongside current examples of digital activism to ... More


Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Joan D. Hedrick

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book travels the multi-layered world of 19th-century morals and mores in this absorbing story of a gifted and complex writer whose place in the canon is still contended. Harriet Beecher Stowe, ... More


Spirituals in Uncle Tom Shows, Melodramas, and Spectacles

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Stage productions of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) were a staple of theaters across the United States well into the twentieth century. In 1876, after jubilee troupes had ... More


Antislavery Activist: 1853–1854

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Harriet Beecher Stowe woke up one morning to find herself being received by the Lord Mayor of London—and all the nobility of England. The literary success of Uncle Tom's Cabin made Harriet Beecher ... More


Uncle Tom’s Cabin’s Anti-expansionism

Martha Schoolman

in Abolitionist Geographies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680740
eISBN:
9781452948744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680740.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter presents a reading of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that opposed the ideology of Manifest Destiny, the belief that it was the destiny of the U.S. to expand its ... More


Negro Tomás and the Trader

Lisa Surwillo

in Monsters by Trade: Slave Traffickers in Modern Spanish Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804788793
eISBN:
9780804791830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788793.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter proposes a new understanding of how a Spanish readership learned to empathize with an enslaved population overseas. Years before Harriet Beecher Stowe’s abolitionist novel changed the ... More


The Human Medium: Harriet Beecher Stowe and the New-York Evangelist

Jerome Tharaud

in Apocalyptic Geographies: Religion, Media, and the American Landscape

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691200101
eISBN:
9780691203263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200101.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Harriet Beecher Stowe's work for one of the nation's most prominent evangelical newspapers, the New-York Evangelist. It recounts how Stowe's literary apprenticeship altered the ... More


The Social Protest Meaning of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Probably the greatest work of social protest literature is Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. This chapter analyses how the novel achieved its extraordinary effect. It identifies the ... More


Law Breaking

Joseph P. Tomain

in Creon's Ghost: Law, Justice, and the Humanities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333411
eISBN:
9780199868841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333411.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The Underground Railroad, the conductors that operated it, and the fugitive slaves that it transported constitute an essential story of the conflict between man's law and higher law; it is a story ... More


The Novel in the Era of Plessy

Christine Holbo

in Legal Realisms: The American Novel under Reconstruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190604547
eISBN:
9780190604561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604547.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The transformation of literary realism in the late nineteenth century took place within the context of a categorical shift in American social epistemologies. The first chapter presents an ... More


Representing the Slave: White Advocacy and Black Testimony in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Dred

Jeannine Marie DeLombard

in Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830864
eISBN:
9781469605791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887738_delombard.9
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins with an overview of Harriet Beecher Stowe's career and her fame as an advocate for enslaved African Africans. Stowe is one of most influential literary abolitionists, who wrote ... More


Dark Satanic Fields: Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Industrialization, and the U.S. Imperial Imaginary

Jennifer Rae Greeson

in Creating Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044132
eISBN:
9780813046211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044132.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This essay takes the massive popular reading of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin in the United States in the decade before the Civil War as a collective imaginative inquiry into the civic, ... More


Uncle Tom and Sister Maria: Womanhood in the Antislavery and Anticonvent Campaigns

Cassandra L. Yacovazzi

in Escaped Nuns: True Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190881009
eISBN:
9780190881030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881009.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

The two best-selling books in the US before the Civil War were Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Awful Disclosures of the Hotel Dieu Nunnery. On the surface, these two could not be more unalike. Stowe’s work ... More


Andover, Kansas, and Europe: 1854–1857

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Harriet Beecher Stowe had used the first check from Uncle Tom's Cabin to renovate an old stone structure in Andover for use as the Stowe family residence. The “Stone Cabin” stood ... More


Smells The Stench of Slavery and Sentiment

Julia A. Stern

in Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226773285
eISBN:
9780226773315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226773315.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter on Mary Chesnut's scrutiny of slavery, sentiment, and Stowe first explores details of Uncle Tom's Cabin itself as they resonate in Chesnut's 1880s narrative. Particular characters—Tom, ... More


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