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By: Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin is one of the most controversial novels of the last century, with it’s sentimental portrayal of the anti-slavery movement in the USA. Written in 1852, the novel instantly rose to fame and split Americans up and down the country. Stowe was a passionate abolitionist and was inspired to write Uncle Tom when she spent time in Cincinnati in the early part of the 18th century. She met many slaves who had escaped from Kentucky and was touched by the friendships she built. It was with this sentiment that the novel was born and the deep empathy Stowe had for slaves is evident throughout...

De Negerhut by Harriet Beecher Stowe (Dutch) De Negerhut

Het boek vertelt over de lotgevallen van een aantal slaven in en om een plantage in de Amerikaanse staat Kentucky. Onder hen zijn Eliza en vooral Oom Tom, slaven van de vriendelijke plantagebezitter Shelbey. Het verhaal begint op het moment dat hun leven ruw verstoord wordt door de financiële situatie van Shelbey, die zich gedwongen ziet Oom Tom en Eliza's zoontje te verkopen. Het boek beschrijft de poging van Eliza om met haar zoontje te vluchten. Intussen vlucht Eliza's man George ook - hij is slaaf van een andere eigenaar en wordt door zijn meester mishandeld...

Book cover (German) Onkel Toms Hütte

Der Roman schildert das Schicksal einer Reihe afroamerikanischer Sklaven und ihrer jeweiligen Besitzer in den vierziger Jahren des 19. Jahrhunderts in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika.Die Titelfigur Onkel Tom ist ein Sklave in Kentucky. Sein Besitzer Mr. Shelby behandelt ihn gut, ist aber stark verschuldet. Tom ist als Verwalter der Farm bekennender Christ und leitet regelmäßig die Gottesdienste der Sklaven. Aber als Tom aus Finanznot verkauft werden muss, wird er von seiner Frau und seinen Kindern getrennt...

Book cover The Pearl of Orr's Island

Go on a journey to the coast of Maine and immerse yourself in the picturesque community on Orr’s Island. See the raindrops glistening on the pine needles and hear the waves crashing on the rocks. This is a tale of romance, tragedy, crusty sea captains, an impetuous boy, a loving girl, complete with village gossips and twists in the plot.

Book cover Uncle Tom's Cabin, Young Folks' Edition
Book cover (German) Onkel Tom's Hütte oder die Geschichte eines christlichen Sklaven. Band 1 (von 3).
Book cover Betty's Bright Idea; Deacon Pitkin's Farm; and the First Christmas of New England
Book cover American Woman's Home
Book cover Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled From Her Letters and Journals by Her Son Charles Edward Stowe
Book cover Eliza Crossing the River

LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of Eliza Crossing the River by Harriet Beecher Stowe. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for April 27th, 2014.Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) was a depiction of life for African Americans under slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and United Kingdom. It energized anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South...

Book cover Lady Byron Vindicated A history of the Byron controversy from its beginning in 1816 to the present time
Book cover Oldtown Fireside Stories

A sequel to Oldtown Folks, featuring some of the same characters, these are 15 charming short stories told by ole' Sam Lawson to entertain Horace and Bill, two impressionable, curious and clever young boys of Oldtown (a fictional 1850's New England village), during evenings gathered around the hearth, or roaming with Sam around the countryside. Stowe faithfully and masterfully captures many of the colloquial expressions, superstitions, beliefs, customs and habits of the period that have almost completely faded from modern American culture, as well as conveying many truths about the human condition that haven't changed a bit. ~

Book cover Sunny Memories Of Foreign Lands, Volume 1
Household Papers and Stories by Harriet Beecher Stowe Household Papers and Stories
Book cover Queer Little Folks

A wonderful children's classic - a collection of moral stories told by animals in the woods. The wittily written stories explore various issues in a fun way.

Book cover (Finnish) Setä Tuomon tupa
Book cover The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings
Book cover (Finnish) Tuomo sedän tupa
Book cover Pink and White Tyranny A Society Novel
Book cover Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands, Volume 2
Book cover (Finnish) Pikku haltijoita
Book cover (Finnish) Vaimoni ja minä eli Harry Hendersonin elämäkerta
Book cover (Finnish) Lukinverkkoja Pieniä tomupiiloja jotka kotionneamme haittaavat
Book cover (Finnish) Pikku kettuja
Book cover Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems

Best known for having written "Uncle Tom's Cabin," Harriet Beecher Stowe also wrote several religious works, including the works in this book. The first section (Religious Studies) was originally published as "Footsteps of the Master," and was included in this compilation along with a selection of works from her book "The May Flower." The poetry included was published at irregular intervals and have been included in this compilation as well as others.

Book cover Still, Still, with Thee

Librivox volunteers bring you ten readings of Still, Still, with Thee by Harriet Beecher Stowe. This hymn written by the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin was the weekly poem for December 14 - 21, 2014.


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