Loves of Harriet Beecher Stowe So you re the little lady who started the war Abraham Lincoln is rud to have said when he met the author of Uncle Tom s Cabin on the eve of the Emancipation Proclamation Harriet Beecher Stowe s groun

  • Title: Loves of Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Author: Philip McFarland
  • ISBN: 9780802118455
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Hardcover
  • So you re the little lady who started the war, Abraham Lincoln is rud to have said when he met the author of Uncle Tom s Cabin on the eve of the Emancipation Proclamation Harriet Beecher Stowe s groundbreaking novel forced an ambivalent North to confront the atrocities of slavery, yet her accomplishment was just one of many of the Beechers, the most eminent American So you re the little lady who started the war, Abraham Lincoln is rud to have said when he met the author of Uncle Tom s Cabin on the eve of the Emancipation Proclamation Harriet Beecher Stowe s groundbreaking novel forced an ambivalent North to confront the atrocities of slavery, yet her accomplishment was just one of many of the Beechers, the most eminent American family of the nineteenth century In this intimate account, historian Philip McFarland follows the Beecher clan to the frontier boom town of Cincinnati, where Harriet s glimpses of slavery across the Kentucky border moved her to pen Uncle Tom s Cabin We meet Harriet s foremost loves her father Lyman, her husband Calvin, and her brother, Henry Ward Beecher, the most famous preacher of his time whose trial for adultery riveted the nation And as McFarland traces the arc of Harriet s literary career from her hardscrabble beginnings as a freelancer to her ascendancy as the most renowned writer of the age, he crafts her family s story into a detailed rendering of mid nineteenth century America in the midst of social and demographic explosions that are still being felt to this day.

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    One thought on “Loves of Harriet Beecher Stowe”

    1. She will always be a fascinating subject. I picked up this book because I live near one of her homes turned museum. Thought I should learn more about where I live. I've lived in a few different states and I like to know my "home's" history. Maybe that's because I was raised in the midwest among generations of farmers who were the heirs of pioneers and wagon trains.Anyway, Mrs. Stowe has a rich cache of books she authored and was also a talented artist. Her life was easier to research than most b [...]

    2. This was actually a biography of the entire Beecher family. I found the subject interesting and I'm glad to learn about their influence and legacy. But the style of writing was boring.

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