Автор: Stowe H B Название: Uncle Tom`s Cabin ISBN: 1840224029 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781840224023 Издательство: Wordsworth Рейтинг: Цена: от 222 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Dramatises why the whole of America is implicated in and responsible for the sin of slavery. This novel concludes that only `repentance, justice and mercy` will prevent the onset of `the wrath of Almighty God`.
Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher (Author), Sklar, Kathryn Ki Название: Stowe: Three Novels ( Library of America ) ISBN: 0940450011 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780940450011 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 2885 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: In this Library of America volume are the best and most enduring works of Harriet Beecher Stowe, "the little woman," as Abraham Lincoln said when he met her in 1861, "who wrote the book that made this great war." He was referring, with rueful exaggeration, to Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), which during its first year had sold over 300,000 copies. Contemporary readers can still appreciate the powerful effects of its melodramatic characterizations and its unapologetic sentimentality. They can also recognize in its treatment of racial violence some of the brooding imagination and realism that anticipates Faulkner's rendering of the same theme. Stowe was charged with exaggerating the evils of slavery, but her stay in Cincinnati, Ohio, where her father (the formidable Lyman Beecher, head of the Lane Theological Seminary) gave her a close look at the miseries of the slave communities across the Ohio River. People in her circle of friends were continually harboring slaves who escaped across the river from Kentucky on the way, they hoped, to Canada. Two other novels, along with Uncle Tom's Cabin, show the range and variety of her literary accomplishment. The Minister's Wooing (1859) is set in Newport, Rhode Island, after the Revolution. It is a romance based in part on the life of Stowe's sister, and it traces to a happy ending the conflicts in a young woman between adherence to Calvinistic rigor and her expression of preference in the choice of a marital partner. The third novel, Oldtown Folks (1869), confirms Stowe's genius for the realistic rendering of ordinary experience, her talent for social portraiture with a keen satiric edge, and her subtlety in exploring a wide group of themes, from child-rearing practices and religious controversy to romantic seduction and betrayal. But finally, it is the old town and a way of life that no longer exists that is the true subject of this elegiac novel.
Автор: Beecher Stowe, Harriet Название: Wind in the Willows ISBN: 0007902271 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007902279 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 230 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Harper Collins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. Highly collectible, these classics with striking and recognisable black and white cover designs, include: a glossary of Classic Literature: Words and Phrases, adapted from the Collins English Dictionary; a Life and Times section, detailing information about the author, their work and the time of publication; and a History of Collins, exploring the heritage and established reputation of Collins as a publisher of Classic fiction.
Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher Название: Uncle Tom`s Cabin ISBN: 0375756930 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780375756931 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 574 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher Название: Minister`s Wooing, The ISBN: 0140437029 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140437027 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 962 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: From the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a domestic comedy that examines slavery, Protestant theology, and gender differences in early America.
First published in 1859, Harriet Beecher Stowe's third novel is set in eighteenth-century Newport, Rhode Island, a community known for its engagement in both religious piety and the slave trade. Mary Scudder lives in a modest farmhouse with her widowed mother an their boarder, Samuel Hopkins, a famous Calvinist theologian who preaches against slavery. Mary is in love with the passionate James Marvyn, but Mary is devout and James is a skeptic, and Mary's mother opposes the union. James goes to sea, and when he is reportedly drowned, Mary is persuaded to become engaged to Dr. Hopkins.
With colorful characters, including many based on real figures, and a plot that hinges on romance, The Minister's Wooing combines comedy with regional history to show the convergence of daily life, slavery, and religion in post-Revolutionary New England.
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Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher Название: Sunny memories of foreign lands v2 ISBN: 1419149989 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781419149986 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 3821 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher Название: Uncle tom`s cabin ISBN: 0393963039 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780393963038 Издательство: Неизвестно Цена: 1353 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This edition is based on the book published in 1852. The background section covers the Fugitive Slave Act and the ideals of the abolitionists, and the contemporary criticism section gives an indication of the huge acclaim that greeted the novel`s publication.
Автор: Harriet Beecher Stowe Название: Uncle Tom`s Cabin ISBN: 0001049356 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780001049352 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Цена: 860 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher Название: Uncle tom`s cabin ISBN: 0674034074 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780674034075 Издательство: Harvard University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 663 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Easily the most controversial antislavery novel written in antebellum America, and one of the best-selling books of the nineteenth century, "Uncle Tom`s Cabin" is often credited with intensifying the sectional conflict that led to the Civil War. This book reminds us why it is an enduring work of literary and moral imagination.
Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher Название: Poganuc people ISBN: 1419142437 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781419142437 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 3293 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher Название: Wuthering heights ISBN: 1411403568 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781411403567 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 432 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Part of a series tackling some of the most important novels written and studied, this title features explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols, analyses of characters and quotes, and plot summaries and analysis, as well as key facts and essay topics.
Автор: Stowe, Harriet Beecher Название: Uncle Tom`s Cabin ISBN: 0451530802 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780451530806 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 381 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Harriet Beecher Stowe's timeless and moving novel, an incendiary work that fanned the embers of the struggle between free and slave states into the fire of the Civil War.Uncle Tom's Cabin is the story of the slave Tom. Devout and loyal, he is sold and sent down south, where he endures brutal treatment at the hands of the degenerate plantation owner Simon Legree. By exposing the extreme cruelties of slavery, Stowe explores society's failures and asks a profound question: "What is it to be a moral human being?" And as the novel that helped to move a nation to battle, Uncle Tom's Cabin is an essential part of the collective experience of the American people. With an Introduction by Darryl Pinckney and an Afterword by Jonathan Arac
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