The annotated Uncle Tom's cabin /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : W. W. Norton, c2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: xlvii, 480 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0393059464:.Title notes: $39.95 5/22/2007$39.95 10/31/2011$39.95 (reinstated) 6/4/2012Other title: Uncle Tom's cabin.Subject(s): Uncle Tom (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Master and servant -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Fugitive slaves -- Fiction | Plantation life -- Fiction | Southern States -- Fiction | Slavery -- Fiction | Slaves -- Fiction | Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin | Political fiction | Didactic fictionOnline resources: Table of contents | Click here to access online
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>Declared worthless and dehumanizing by James Baldwin in 1949, Uncle Tom\'s Cabin has lacked literary credibility for fifty years. Now, in a ringing refutation of Baldwin, Henry Louis Gates Jr. demonstrates the literary transcendence of Harriet Beecher Stowe\'s masterpiece. Uncle Tom\'s Cabin, first published in 1852, galvanized the American public as no other work of fiction has ever done. The editors animate pre-Civil War life with rich insights into the lives of slaves, abolitionists, and the American reading public. Examining the lingering effects of the novel, they provide new insights into emerging race-relation, women\'s, gay, and gender issues. With reproductions of rare prints, posters, and photographs, this book is also one of the most thorough anthologies of Uncle Tom images up to the present day.</p>
$39.95 (reinstated) 6/4/2012
Includes bibliographical references.
Rise and fall of Uncle Tom's cabin in the classroom -- Brief publication history of Uncle Tom's cabin -- Biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
An interpretation of the American classic refutes statements about the work's dehumanizing qualities as cited by James Baldwin in 1955, explaining how it served to raise period awareness about slavery and abolitionism and continues to provide insight into modern race relations and other social issues.