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Uncle Tom"s Cabin (Bantam Classics)

  • 544 Pages
  • 3.79 MB
  • English
Bantam Classics
Literature: Texts, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Literature: Classics, Classics, Fiction / Cla
The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7820391M
ISBN 100553212184
ISBN 139780553212181

Uncle Tom’s Cabin is an abolitionist novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe that was published in serialized form in the United States in –52 and in book form in It achieved wide-reaching popularity, particularly among white Northern readers, through its vivid dramatization of the experience of slavery.

Uncle Tom's Cabin (Wordsworth Classics) [Harriet Beecher Stowe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Edited and with an Introduction and Notes by Dr Keith Carabine. University of Kent at Canterbury. Uncle Tom's Cabin is the most popularCited by: Uncle Tom's Cabin is the classic novel about the cruel reality of slavery in the American South written by Harriet Beecher Stowe in It is said that her book had such an enormous impact on the antislavery movement that when Abraham Lincoln met Stowe, he alluded to /5(K).

Mar 28,  · Uncle Tom's Cabin - Kindle edition by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Uncle Tom's Cabin/5(K). Arthur Shelby, a Kentucky farmer and slaveowner, is forced by debt to sell two slaves — Uncle Tom and Harry, the young son of his wife's servant Eliza .

Read Uncle Tom's Cabin by author Harriet Beecher Stowe, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. 46 rows · Among the most “banned” books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among.

Feb 01,  · Uncle Tom's Cabin or, Life Among the Lowly by Harriet Beecher Stowe is the book that started the American Civil War, according to Abraham Lincoln who was only being partially facetious when he first made that comment to the author.

Starting a war was not Ms. Stowe's goal when she wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, but ending slavery in America certainly was.4/5. Meanwhile, Uncle Tom sadly leaves his family and Mas’r George, Shelby’s young son and Tom’s friend, as Haley takes him to a boat on the Mississippi to be transported to a slave market.

On the boat, Tom meets an angelic little white girl named Eva, who quickly befriends him. Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Uncle Tom’s Cabin and in-depth analyses of. Uncle Tom's Cabin soldcopies in the North alone.

The Fugitive Slave Law, passed incould hardly be enforced by any of Stowe's readers. Although banned in most of the south, it served as another log on the growing fire. The book sold even more.

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$ shipping. Subject: Literature & Fiction. or Best Offer. Binding: Hardcover. Watch. Uncle Tom’s Cabin Book. $ Uncle Tom's Cabin, published in The National Era () Inthe serial was published as a two-volume book. Uncle Tom’s Cabin was a runaway best-seller, selling 10, copies in the United States in its first week;in the first year; and in Great Britain, million copies in one year.

In the 19th century, the only book to. It was published in book form in by John P. Jewett and is now published by a variety of companies including (but not exclusively) Hurst and Company, Broadview Press, Dover Publications and Barnes and Noble Books.

Uncle Tom's Cabin is written for adults, but may be assigned to students in high school. Jun 18,  · The easy accessibility of Uncle Tom’s Cabin helped drive sales—and Stowe’s popularity—to unprecedented levels.

The book inspired songs. May 10,  · The True Story Behind 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' The Book that Rocked Pre-Civil War America - Duration: CBN Newsviews. Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher was published in It greatly influenced many people's thoughts about African Americans and slavery in the United also strengthened the conflict between the Northern and Southern United led to the American Civil book's effect was so powerful that Lincoln said when Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Uncle Tom is the title character of Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin. The term "Uncle Tom" is also used as a derogatory epithet for an exceedingly subservient person, particularly when that person is aware of their own lower-class status based on race.

The use of the epithet is the result of later works derived from the original viewyoursitedemo.comd by: Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin was first of all a popular book, effective because people identified with its sympathetic characters and thrilled to its incidents.

Readers of all ages and levels of education, male and female, American and British, black and white (although the book was certainly intended chiefly for a white audience), made Uncle Tom's Cabin. An Evening in Uncle Tom’s Cabin The cabin of Uncle Tom was a small log building, close adjoining to “the house,” as the negro par excellence designates his master’s dwelling.

In front it had a neat garden-patch, where, every summer, strawberries, raspberries, and a variety of fruits and vegetables, flourished under careful tending. Located in Cebu, Uncle Tom’s Cabin is in the city center.

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“Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is the story of two slaves, Eliza, and Tom who both belong to the same master. At the beginning of the story, Eliza discovers that Tom and her own son, Harry are to be sold to another master, a cruel, callous man named Mr.

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Uncle Tom's Cabin, described by Stowe herself as a "series of sketches" depicting the human cruelty of slavery, opens with a description of Arthur Shelby's Kentucky plantation during the antebellum period. Although Shelby is not characterized as a cruel master, he has nevertheless incurred serious debts- prompting him sell some slaves to avoid financial Harriet Stowe.

Pleasingly the book ends with an optimistic outlook, one that shook the government at the time and one sure to shake you. Uncle Tom’s Cabin is one of the most controversial novels of the last century, with it’s sentimental portrayal of the anti-slavery movement in the USA.5/5(52).

The novel has been taught in colleges around the world. Book groups discuss it and every library has the book on its shelf. These days there is more literary discussion about the broad stereotypes the novel is accredited for starting and popularizing. Uncle Tom’s Cabin was the.

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe () CHAPTER I In Which the Reader Is Introduced to a Man of Humanity Late in the afternoon of a chilly day in February, two gentlemen were sitting alone over their wine, in a well-furnished dining parlor, in the town of P -- -- in Kentucky.

When Uncle Tom's Cabin was published inthe anti-slavery novel flew off the shelves. Seventeen printing presses ran hours a day to keep up with demand, making it the best-selling novel of.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin opens as Mr. Shelby and a slave trader, Mr. Haley, discuss how many slaves Mr. Shelby will need to sell in order to clear up his debt. Despite his misgivings, Mr. Shelby decides to sell Tom, a faithful and honest man, and Harry, the son of his wife’s favorite slave, Eliza.

May 16,  · The Story of Josiah Henson, the Real Inspiration for ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ Before there was the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, a formerly enslaved African .Uncle Tom's Cabin is a popular book by Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Read Uncle Tom's Cabin, free online version of the book by Harriet Beecher Stowe, on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin consists of 20 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of Uncle Tom's Cabin which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.Uncle Tom’s Cabin Summary.

The novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin begins with a deal between Mr. Haley and Arthur Shelby. Mr. Haley is a slave buyer and Mr. Shelby .