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Author Hochman, Barbara.

Title Uncle Tom's cabin and the reading revolution : race, literacy, childhood, and fiction, 1851-1911 / Barbara Hochman
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 377 pages :) : illustrations
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
Notes OldControl:muse9781613760048
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin.
African Americans in literature.
Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1613760043 (electronic bk.)
9781613760048 (electronic bk.)
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(library cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)