Uncle Tom's cabin and the reading revolution : race, literacy, childhood, and fiction, 1851-1911 /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hochman, Barbara (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2011.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The afterlife of a book
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin in the national era: recasting sentimental images
  • Imagining black literacy: early abolitionist texts and Stowe's rhetoric of containment
  • Legitimizing fiction: protocols of reading in Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Beyond piety and social conscience: Uncle Tom's Cabin as an antebellum children's book
  • Sentiment without tears: Uncle Tom's Cabin as history in the wake of The Civil War
  • Imagining the past as the future: illustrating Uncle Tom's Cabin for the 1890s
  • Sparing the white child: the lessons of Uncle Tom's Cabin for children in an age of segregation
  • Devouring Uncle Tom's Cabin: black readers between Plessy vs. Ferguson and Brown vs. Board of education.