The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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2021
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9781782829775
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Southern Tales of Haunters and the HauntedHarriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) remains renowned as an author for her novel, ’Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ (1852) which took as its theme the harsh lives of African-American slaves in the southern states of America during the pre-Civil War period. The publication of that book exposed the unpalatable and monstrous injustice of slavery to an international readership which had no personal experience of it. She will always be remembered as a tireless campaigner whose work galvanised anti-slavery movements in the northern states and as a committed feminist and advocate for women’s rights. In addition to her most famous book she wrote thirty others on a variety of subjects as well as the short stories collected here. Although Harriet Beecher Stowe’s excursions into the fiction of the ghostly and peculiar were comparatively few in number, they are charmingly set within the world of the rural south of America in the mid-19th century and are populated by a cast of unforgettable period characters. All of those tales are gathered together in this special Leonaur edition.Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjacket. 3

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