Transatlantic Stowe : Harriet Beecher Stowe and European culture /

"Uncle Tom's Cabin broke publishing records and made Harriet Beecher Stowe in her time one of the world's most famous authors. The book was a bestseller in Britain and was translated into some forty languages. Yet today Stowe tends to be seen wholly in the context of American literary...

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Other Authors: Kohn, Denise, 1963- (Editor), Meer, Sarah, 1969- (Editor), Todd, Emily B. 1967- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Reading Stowe as a transatlantic writer / Denise Kohn, Sarah Meer, Emily B. Todd
  • Stowe and the Byronic heroine / Caroline Franklin
  • Uncle Tom's cabin and the Irish national tale / Clíona Ó Gallchoir
  • Nature, magic, and history in Stowe and Scott / Monika Elbert
  • The first years of Uncle Tom's cabin in Russia / John MacKay
  • Stowe, Gaskell, and the woman reformer / Whitney Womack Smith
  • Stowe, Eliot, and the reform aesthetic / Clare Cotugno
  • Sunny memories and serious proposals / Donals Ross
  • The construction of self in Sunny memories / Shirley Foster
  • Art and the body in Agnes of Sorrento / Gail K. Smith
  • Stowe and religious iconography / Carla Rineer
  • The afterlife of Dred on the British stage / Judie Newman.