Reading abolition : the critical reception of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass /

"Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass represent a crucial strand in nineteenth-century American literature: the struggle for the abolition of slavery. Yet there has been no thoroughgoing discussion of the critical reception of these two giants of abolitionist literature. Reading Aboliti...

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Main Author: Yothers, Brian, 1975- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Rochester, New York : Camden House, 2016.
Series:Studies in American literature and culture: literary criticism in perspective
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Interpreting and Reinterpreting Stowe and Douglass
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin in Its Own Time
  • The Eclipse of Uncle Tom's Cabin: The Early Twentieth Century
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin Revived: Race, Gender, Religion, and Stowe's Narrative Artistry
  • Beyond Uncle Tom's Cabin: The Reception of Stowe's Later Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry
  • The Critical Response to Douglass's Autobiographies
  • Antislavery Eloquence: The Critical Response to Douglass's Antislavery Speeches and Journalism
  • Epilogue: Critical Futures-Stowe and Douglass, Together and Separately.