Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Warner Books
1811-1896, 19th century, Authors, American, Biography, Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth
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Open LibraryOL9879715M
ISBN 100445044268
ISBN 139780445044265

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Jan 07,  · Harriet Beecher Stowe, American writer and philanthropist, the author of the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which contributed so much to popular feeling against slavery that it is cited among the causes of the American Civil War.

Learn more about Stowe’s life and work. Harriet Beecher Stowe first published her groundbreaking novel Uncle Tom's Cabin in as an outcry against slavery after Harriet Beecher Stowe book passage of the Fugitive Slave Act.

The book sold more copies than any book other than the Bible and caused Abraham Lincoln to exclaim upon meeting her, during the Civil War, ""So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!"".

Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published inthe novel had a profound effect Harriet Beecher Stowe book attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S.

and is said to have "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War ".Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe. Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on June 14,in Litchfield, Connecticut.

Her father, Lyman Beecher, was a leading Congregationalist minister and the patriarch of a family committed to social Born: Jun 14, Mar 28,  · Harriet Beecher Stowe’s, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is a book worth reading.

Inside the cover of this old time favorite, Stowe easily takes readers inside the minds the slaves, the slave owners, and those with abolitionist-like minds/5(K).

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Called by Abraham Lincoln "the little lady who made this big war," novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe changed the course of American history when her powerful indictment of. The Stowe PrizeThe Stowe Prize recognizes a distinguished book of general adult fiction or non-fiction that illuminates a critical social justice issue in contemporary society in the United States.

The book must be written by a U.S. author and have been published in the United States during the pr. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is a novel written by a schoolteacher named Harriet Beecher Stowe and published in The novel was an immediate success and became the best-selling novel of the 19th century.

It is widely credited with helping to encourage the abolitionist cause and starting the American Civil War, which began only 9 years later.

Harriet Beecher Stowe () published more than 30 books, but it was her best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that catapulted her to international celebrity and secured her place in history.

InStowe offered the publisher of the abolitionist newspaper The National Era a piece that would “paint a word picture of slavery.”. Uncle Tom’s Cabin is an abolitionist novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe that was published in serialized form in the United States in –52 and in book form in It achieved wide-reaching popularity, particularly among white Northern readers, through its vivid dramatization of the experience of slavery.

Jan 01,  · “So this is the little lady who made this big war,” marvelled Abraham Lincoln when he first met Harriet Beecher Stowe. Noel Gerson explores the life of this fascinating woman who literally changed the course of American history with her book Uncle Tom’s Cabin/5.

Jan 01,  · When Harriet Beecher-Stowe published Uncle Tom's Cabin in it sold more copies than any book before, other than the Bible. It became a significant catalyst in the social movements of the time: abolition of slavery, and States' rights.

It could be argued that her book was a major cause of the Civil War and Emancipation Proclamation/5(6). Harriet Beecher Stowe's — Uncle_Tom's_Cabin_ was perhaps the most influential novel in history.

Its stark depictions of the horrors of slavery inflamed the sentiments of. Sep 26,  · Harriet Beecher Stowe is remembered as the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a book which helped build anti-slavery sentiment in America and abroad.

She was a writer, teacher, and reformer. She lived from June 14, to July 1, It is reported that upon being introduced to Harriet Beecher Stowe inAbraham Lincoln fondly commented she was "the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war.".

Feb 06,  · Harriet Beecher Stowe was a world-renowned American writer, staunch abolitionist and one of the most influential women of the 19th century. Although she wrote. Among the most “banned” books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme.

Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on June 14,into a family of extraordinarily gifted and promising siblings.

The Beechers, later in their lives, would become a kind of intellectual Camelot, with Harriet Beecher Stowe and her famous brother, Henry Ward Beecher, at the head of the table. Jun 18,  · Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on this day in Katherine Kane, Executive Director of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, explores how Stowe's anti-slavery novel 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' helped.

Published in by the indomitable Beecher sisters, The American Woman's Home is remarkable for both its philosophy and its practicality. A pioneering work of scientific kitchen planning, the book's recommendation for specific work areas, built-in cupboards and shelves, and continuous work surfaces are ideals that, while new at the time, are taken for granted toutes-locations.coms: 1.

For over thirty years, Harriet Beecher Stowe was the most famous literary figure in America and was the mouthpiece for the anti-slavery movement. Her passionate polemics, religious inquiries, travelogues, many short stories and children's books, and novels were all instant bestsellers in their time.

Harriet Beecher Stowe lived to be an old lady, which – sadly enough – meant that most of the people she loved passed away before her. Inher elder sister Catharine died. Inshe lost her husband.

A year later, Henry Ward Beecher died of a cerebral hemorrhage. Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, into a large family.

She had two sisters (Catharine and Mary), one half-sister (Isabella), five brothers (William, Edward, George, Henry Ward, and Charles), and two half-brothers (Thomas and James).

Harriet herself was the seventh child of her parents, Lyman and Roxana Beecher. Abolitionist author, Harriet Beecher Stowe rose to fame in with the publication of her best-selling book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which highlighted the evils of slavery, angered the slaveholding South, and inspired pro-slavery copy-cat works in defense of the institution of slavery.

Stowe was born on June 14, in Litchfield, Connecticut, the seventh child of famed Congregational minister. The Beecher family's progressive ideals extended to women's rights. Harriet Beecher Stowe and her sister Catherine Beecher wrote this book premised on the radical idea that the work women did to run their households was important, and as deserving of study as men's professions.

Harriet Beecher (Stowe) was born June 14,in the characteristic New England town of Litchfield, Conn. Her father was the Rev. Lyman Beecher, a distinguished Calvinistic divine, her mother Roxanna Foote, his first wife.

The little new-comer. Best known for: Writing the book Uncle Tom's Cabin about slavery; Biography: Where did Harriet Beecher Stowe grow up. Harriet was born on June 14, in Litchfield, Connecticut.

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She grew up in a big family with five brothers and three sisters. Her mother died from tuberculosis when Harriet was. The Harriet Beecher Stowe House was the official residence of the Lane Seminary president, and Harriet's father - Reverend Lyman Beecher - was the home's first resident.

The Second Great Awakening (a Protestant revival movement during the early nineteenth century) brought Rev. Beecher and his family to Cincinnati to train ministers at the Lane. About Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Harriet Beecher Stowe, a prolific writer best remembered today for Uncle Tom’s Cabin, was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, on June 14,into a prominent New England family. First serialized in The National Era, an abolitionist paper, in 40 weekly installments between June 5,More about Harriet.Harriet Beecher Stowe Quotes.

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28 of the best book quotes from Harriet Beecher Stowe #1 “Death! Strange that there should be such a word, and such a thing, and we ever forget it; that one should be living, warm and beautiful, full of hopes, desires and wants, one day, and the next be .This is the first Pulitzer Prize-winning biography about Harriet, but not the last.

This book was published in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life By Joan Hedrick This biography also won the Pulitzer Prize, and includes a detailed account of Harriet’s eighteen years in Cincinnati.

Tempest-Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker By Susan.