Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Following the 1851 publication of ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s monumental classic quickly reached an audience of millions across the world. Stowe’s portrayal of the impact of slavery on African Americans captured the nation’s attention, fuelling debates concerning abolition and slavery, whilst arousing opposition in the South and helping to spark the country into Civil War. For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete FICTIONAL works of Harriet Beecher Stowe, with ALL the novels, spiced with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Stowe’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* ALL 11 novels, with individual contents tables

* UNCLE TOM’S CABIN is fully illustrated with the first edition’s original artwork by Hammatt Billings

* Includes other anti-slavery novels like DRED, appearing here in full for the first time in digital publishing

* Also includes the rare composite novel that Stowe collaborated on with 11 other authors: SIX OF ONE BY HALF A DOZEN OF THE OTHER – available nowhere else

* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Many rare short story collections appearing here for the first time in digital publishing

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories

* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read

* Includes the biography compiled by Stowe’s son – spend hours exploring the author’s personal correspondence

* Features five other biographical works – discover Stowe’s literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

 

CONTENTS:

 

The Novels

UNCLE TOM’S CABIN OR, LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY

UNCLE TOM’S CABIN YOUNG FOLKS’ EDITION

DRED: A TALE OF THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP

THE MINISTER’S WOOING

AGNES OF SORRENTO

THE PEARL OF ORR’S ISLAND

OLDTOWN FOLKS

MY WIFE AND I

PINK AND WHITE TYRANNY

WE AND OUR NEIGHBORS

SIX OF ONE BY HALF A DOZEN OF THE OTHER

POGANUC PEOPLE: THEIR LOVES AND LIVES

 

The Short Story Collections

FOUR WAYS OF OBSERVING THE SABBATH AND OTHER RELIGIOUS SKETCHES

UNCLE SAM’S EMANCIPATION; EARTHLY CARE A HEAVENLY DISCIPLINE; AND OTHER SKETCHES

THE MAY FLOWER, AND MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS

OUR CHARLEY AND WHAT TO DO WITH HIM

SOJOURNER TRUTH, THE LIBYAN SIBYL

LITTLE FOXES; OR, THE LITTLE FAILINGS THAT MAR DOMESTIC HAPPINESS

QUEER LITTLE PEOPLE

SAM LAWSON’S OLDTOWN FIRESIDE STORIES

HE’S COMING TOMORROW

BETTY’S BRIGHT IDEA AND OTHER STORIES

THE DAISY’S FIRST WINTER AND OTHER STORIES

A DOG’S MISSION; OR, THE STORY OF THE OLD AVERY HOUSE, AND OTHER STORIES

LITTLE PUSSY WILLOW AND THE MINISTER’S WATERMELONS

NELLY’S HEROICS WITH OTHER HEROIC STORIES

HOUSEHOLD PAPERS AND STORIES

HUM, THE SON OF BUZ AND OTHER STORIES

UNCOLLECTED STORIES

 

The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

 

The Poetry

RELIGIOUS POEMS

 

The Non-Fiction

A KEY TO UNCLE TOM’S CABIN

SUNNY MEMORIES OF FOREIGN LANDS

LADY BYRON VINDICATED

PALMETTO-LEAVES

AMERICAN WOMAN’S HOME: OR, PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC SCIENCE

PREFACE TO ‘THE GARIES AND THEIR FRIENDS’ by Frank J. Webb

THE SALEM WITCHCRAFT AND OTHER WORKS

IMMORTALITY: A SERMON

 

The Criticism

A REVIEW OF UNCLE TOM’S CABIN by A. Woodward

 

The Biographies

LIFE OF HARRIET BEECHER STOWE by Charles Edward Stowe

DAYS WITH MRS. STOWE by Annie Fields

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE; JOHN BROWN: THE CONFLICT PRECIPITATED by Newell Dwight Hillis

DAYS WITH MRS. STOWE by Annie Fields

HARRIET BEECHER STOWE by Seth Curtis Beach

 

 

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