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Hochman, Barbara
Uncle Tom's cabin and the reading revolution : race, literacy, childhood, and fiction, 1851-1911 / Barbara Hochman
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS2954.U6 H63 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin
Subject(s) Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century
African Americans in literature
Physical Description xv, 377 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-361) and index
Contents The afterlife of a book -- Uncle Tom's Cabin in the national era: recasting sentimental images -- Imagining black literacy: early abolitionist texts and Stowe's rhetoric of containment -- Legitimizing fiction: protocols of reading in Uncle Tom's Cabin -- Beyond piety and social conscience: Uncle Tom's Cabin as an antebellum children's book -- Sentiment without tears: Uncle Tom's Cabin as history in the wake of The Civil War -- Imagining the past as the future: illustrating Uncle Tom's Cabin for the 1890s -- Sparing the white child: the lessons of Uncle Tom's Cabin for children in an age of segregation -- Devouring Uncle Tom's Cabin: black readers between Plessy vs. Ferguson and Brown vs. Board of education
Series Studies in print culture and the history of the book

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