What do you know about Harriet Beecher Stowe?
Harriet Beecher Stowe seemed destined to write great protest novels like Uncle Tom’s Cabin: her father was Lyman Beecher, a prominent evangelical preacher, and her siblings were preachers and social reformers.
Harriet Beecher Stowe - The New York Times
Credit: "Harriet Beecher Stowe." The African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920, American Memory collections, Library of Congress.
I am going to focus on the narratives of Frederick Douglass and Linda Brent as examples of a refusal of racial ideologies and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin as an example of replicating (although attempting to refute) racial ideologies of the day....