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    Uncle Tom's Cabin (Barnes & Noble Classics (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Harriet Beecher Stowe, Introduction by Amanda Claybaugh, Notes by Amanda Claybaugh

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    Description"Uncle Tom's Cabin," by Harriet Beecher Stowe, is part of the "Barnes & Noble Classics"" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics" All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. "Barnes & Noble Classics "pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. Nearly every young author dreams of writing a book that will literally change the world. A few have succeeded, and Harriet Beecher Stowe is such a marvel. Although the American anti-slavery movement had existed at least as long as the nation itself, Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (1852) galvanized public opinion as nothing had before. The book sold 10,000 copies in its first week and 300,000 in its first year. Its vivid dramatization of slavery's cruelties so aroused readers that it is said Abraham Lincoln told Stowe her work had been a catalyst for the Civil War.Today the novel is often labeled condescending, but its characters--Tom, Topsy, Little Eva, Eliza, and the evil Simon Legree--still have the power to move our hearts. Though "Uncle Tom" has become a synonym for a fawning black yes-man, Stowe's Tom is actually American literature's first black hero, a man who suffers for refusing to obey his white oppressors. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is a living, relevant story, passionate in its vivid depiction of the cruelest forms of injustice and inhumanity--and the courage it takes to fight against them.Amanda Claybaugh is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.


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    Title
    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Harriet Beecher Stowe, Introduction by Amanda Claybaugh, Notes by Amanda Claybaugh
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781593081218
    ISBN 10: 1593081219
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: CLA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SOUTH
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET020
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/AFROAM
    DC21: 813.3
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC008000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: FBC, FT
    Publisher
    Fine Communications,US
    Imprint name
    Fine Communications,US
    Publication date
    07 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY