Dred A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp / Harriet Beecher Stowe ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert S. Levine.

Harriet Beecher Stowe's second antislavery novel was written partly in response to the criticisms of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) by both white Southerners and black abolitionists. In Dred (1856), Stowe attempts to explore the issue of slavery from an African American perspective. Through the...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Corporate Authors: Project Muse., eBook Academic Collection - North America.
Other Authors: Levine, Robert S. 1953-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: North Carolina : University of North Carolina Press, c2006
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Online Access:eBook Academic Collection - North America
Table of Contents:
  • Dread; A tale of the great dismal swamp
  • I: The mistress of Canema
  • Clayton
  • The Clayton family and sister Anne
  • The Gordon family
  • Harry and his wife
  • The dilemma
  • Consultation
  • Old tiff
  • The death
  • The preparation
  • The lovers
  • Explanations
  • Tom Gordon
  • Aunt Nesbit's loss
  • Mr. Jekyl's opinions
  • Milly's story
  • Uncle John
  • Dread
  • The conspirators
  • Summer talk at Canema
  • Tiff's preparations
  • The worshippers
  • The camp-meeting
  • II: Life in the swamps
  • More summer talk
  • Milly's return
  • The trial
  • Magnolia grove
  • The troubadour
  • Tiff's garden
  • The warning
  • The morning star
  • The legal decision
  • The cloud bursts
  • The voice in the wilderness
  • The evening star
  • The tie breaks
  • The purpose
  • The new mother
  • The flight into Egypt
  • The clerical conference
  • The result
  • The slave's argument
  • The desert
  • Jegar Sahadutha
  • Frank Russel's opinion
  • Tom Gordon's plans
  • Lynch law
  • More violence
  • Engedi
  • The slave hunt
  • "All over"
  • The burial
  • The escape
  • Lynch law again
  • Flight
  • Clear shining after rain.