Harriet Beecher Stowe : a life (Book, 1994) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
skip to content
Harriet Beecher Stowe : a life Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Harriet Beecher Stowe : a life

Author: Joan D Hedrick; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Up to this year I have always felt that I had no particular call to meddle with this subject ... But I feel now that the time is come when even a woman or a child who can speak a word for freedom and humanity is bound to speak." Thus did Harriet Beecher Stowe announce her decision to begin work on what would become one of the most influential novels ever written. The subject she had hesitated to "meddle with" was  Read more...
You are not connected to the Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. My Library Account Access
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
History
biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hedrick, Joan D., 1944-
Harriet Beecher Stowe.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)903444016
Named Person: Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Beecher Stowe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan D Hedrick; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
ISBN: 0195066391 9780195066395 0195096398 9780195096392
OCLC Number: 27684144
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1995.
Description: xviii, 507 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: New England beginnings : 1811-1816 --
Nutplains : 1811-1816 --
Litchfield : 1816-1824 --
The Hardford Female Seminary : 1824-1827 --
Year of decision : 1827-1828 --
A republic of women : 1829-1832 --
The West : 1832-1833 --
Parlor literature : 1833-1834 --
Courtship and marriage : 1834-1836 --
Free men and free speech : 1834-1837 --
Domestic labor : 1836-1839 --
The nursery and the parlor : 1838-1841 --
A literary woman : 1839-1843 --
Signs of the times : 1843 --
In the tide-mud of the real : 1844-1845 --
The water cure : 1846-1848 --
Crossing the river : 1849-1850 --
A rush of mighty wind : 1850-1851 --
Cato's daughter : 1851-1853 --
Antislavery activist : 1853-1854 --
Andover, Kansas, and Europe : 1854-1857 --
Her father's and her mother's God : 1857-1859 --
The Atlantic and the ship of state : 1859-1864 --
Professional writer : 1863-1867 --
Florida and Oldtown folks : 1867-1869 --
Woman's rights and woman's wrongs : 1869-1872 --
Valedictory : 1870-1896.
Responsibility: Joan D. Hedrick.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_210692
991000348089705351

Abstract:

This biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe weaves together into a chronological narrative the varied elements of the life of the woman who wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin". It also explores the crucial social  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

long overdue ... a fascinating and unfamiliar view of nineteenth-century American society. * Literary Review *

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.