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Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe (Dodo Press)

by Charles Edward Stowe

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography-Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8408338M
    ISBN 101406510742
    ISBN 109781406510744

    Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life By Nancy Koester William B. Eerdmans, Read preview Overview Trumpets of Jubilee: Henry Ward Beecher, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Lyman Beecher, Horace Greeley, P.T. Barnum By Constance Mayfield Rourke Harcourt, Brace, Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe History of women North American women's letters and diaries Writings of Harriet Beecher Stowe: Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe: Editor: Annie Fields: Edition: large print: Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation.

    Harriet Beecher (Stowe) was born J , in the characteristic New England town of Litchfield, Conn. Her father was the Rev. Dr. Lyman Beecher, a distinguished Calvinistic divine, her mother Roxanna Foote, his first wife. "The daughter, sister, and wife of prominent clergymen and theologians, Harriet Beecher Stowe outshone them all in her impact on American religion and reform. Her life and work were framed by a spiritual quest that led from her ancestral Calvinism to high-church Episcopalianism and even : Paperback.

    The Life Of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled From Her Letters and Journals Uncle Tom In England or A Proof That Black's White The Minister's Wooing, By H Beecher Stowe With Illus By Phiz.   The character Uncle Tom, fr om Harriet Beecher Stowe's bestselling novel, ""Uncle Tom's Cabin,"" is based on the life of Josiah Henson (). Henson’s book garnered attention at .


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Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe (Dodo Press) by Charles Edward Stowe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe was an American author and abolitionist, whose novel Uncle Tom's Cabin () attacked the cruelty of slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential, even in Britain.

It made the political issues of the s regarding slavery tangible to millions, energizing anti-slavery forces in the American North.4/5. In this landmark book, the first full-scale biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe in over fifty years, Joan D.

Hedrick tells the absorbing story of this gifted, complex, and contradictory by:   The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Paperback – Octo by Charles Edward Stowe (Author)Cited by: Harriet Beecher Stowe, née Harriet Elizabeth Beecher, (born JLitchfield, Connecticut, U.S.—died July 1,Hartford, Connecticut), American writer and philanthropist, the author of the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which contributed so much to popular feeling against slavery that it is cited among the causes of the American Civil War.

Harriet Beecher was a leading Congregationalist minister and the patriarch of a family committed to social justice. Stowe achieved national fame for her anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which Born: Harriet Beecher Stowe () published more than 30 books, but it was her best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that catapulted her to international celebrity and secured her place in history.

She believed her actions could make a positive difference. Her words changed the world. Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe. [Harriet Beecher Stowe; Charles Edward Stowe] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Charles Edward Stowe.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Title page includes. Harriet Beecher Stowe was born 6/14/ in Litchfield, CT to Dr. Lyman Beecher and Roxana Foote Beecher. She was the seventh of eight children (Lyman's.

Harriet Beecher Stowe was a world-renowned American writer, staunch abolitionist and one of the most influential women of the 19th century.

In Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life () Joan Hedrick said, “It is still a moving experience to read the individual names and the occupations of these women, from every walk of life.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, Compiler: Stowe, Charles Edward, Title: Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled From Her Letters and Journals by Her Son Charles Edward Stowe Credits: Produced by Steve Schulze, Charles Franks Cited by: e Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Published inthe novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S. and is said to have "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War ".Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe. Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe J - July 1, ) was an American abolitionist and author.

She came from a famous religious family and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin ()/5(3). Stowe accepts another invitation to speak about her book to European audiences; international interest in the book leads to Uncle Tom's Cabin being translated into 37 languages during her lifetime.

She publishes the novel The Minister's Wooing, a satiric take on Calvinism that also deals with her grief over the loss of her son.

Harriet Beecher Stowe first published her groundbreaking novel Uncle Tom's Cabin in as an outcry against slavery after the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act.

The book sold more copies than any book other than the Bible and caused Abraham Lincoln to exclaim upon meeting her, during the Civil War, ""So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!"". Harriet Beecher Stowe is forever known in American cultural history in the words Lincoln reportedly spoke to her when she met him in "So you are the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war." What Nancy Koester's "spiritual life" of Stowe gives us is a narrative of the spiritual journey of Stowe throughout her life/5.

Harriet Beecher Stowe and her husband Calvin had seven children; one died very young. Compelled to supplement her husband’s meager income to support their growing family, she wrote anything and everything she could sell. This included sketches, poems, religious tracts—whatever might bring in.

In this landmark book, the first full-scale biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe in over fifty years, Joan D. Hedrick tells the absorbing story of this gifted, complex, and contradictory woman.

Hedrick takes readers into the multilayered world of nineteenth century morals and mores, exploring the influence.

Harriet Beecher Stowe was a very influential woman in the s, mostly due to her best-selling anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin. Harriet came from a religious family and was provided. Charles Edward Stowe, Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Stowe's son Charles wrote this biography of his mother using information gleaned from her letters and journals.

Though the writer is obviously biased, the book is a loving tribute to a woman much respected by her. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, in full Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, published in serialized form in the United States in –52 and in book form in An abolitionist novel, it achieved wide popularity, particularly among white readers in the North, by vividly dramatizing the experience of slavery.As Jane Tompkins has written about Uncle Tom's Cabin, "Stowe's very conservatism — her reliance on established patterns of living and traditional beliefs — is precisely what gives her novels revolutionary potential."* Harriet Beecher was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, inthe sixth child of Lyman Beecher and Roxana Foote.Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly by Harriet Beecher Stowe.

The formative anti-slavery novel published inUncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly had a profound impact on Americans' public opinion and is widely credited with fueling the abolitionist movement. Its publication materially contributed to the tensions leading up to the American Civil War.