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Uncle Tom's Cabin

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ISBN-10: 0553212184

ISBN-13: 9780553212181

Edition: 1981 (Reprint)

Authors: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Alfred Kazin

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Uncle Tom, Topsy, Sambo, Simon Legree, little Eva: their names are American bywords, and all of them are characters in Harriet Beecher Stowe's remarkable novel of the pre-Civil War South. Uncle Tom's Cabin was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its presentation of Tom, "a man of humanity," as the first black hero in American fiction. Labeled racist and condescending by some contemporary critics, it remains a shocking, controversial, and powerful work -- exposing the attitudes of white nineteenth-century society toward "the peculiar institution" and documenting, in heartrending detail, the tragic breakup of black Kentucky families "sold down the river." An…    
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Book details

List price: $5.95
Copyright year: 1981
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/1/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English