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Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)

Autor de La cabaña del tío Tom

234+ Obras 19,128 Miembros 205 Reseñas 10 Preferidas

Sobre El Autor

Harriet Beecher was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, one of nine children of the distinguished Congregational minister and stern Calvinist, Lyman Beecher. Of her six brothers, five became ministers, one of whom, Henry Ward Beecher, was considered the finest pulpit orator of his day. In 1832 Harriet mostrar más Beecher went with her family to Cincinnati, Ohio. There she taught in her sister's school and began publishing sketches and stories. In 1836 she married the Reverend Calvin E. Stowe, one of her father's assistants at the Lane Theological Seminary and a strong antislavery advocate. They lived in Cincinnati for 18 years, and six of her children were born there. The Stowes moved to Brunswick, Maine, in 1850, when Calvin Stowe became a professor at Bowdoin College. Long active in abolition causes and knowledgeable about the atrocities of slavery both from her reading and her years in Cincinnati, with its close proximity to the South, Stowe was finally impelled to take action with the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act in 1850. By her own account, the idea of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) first came to her in a vision while she was sitting in church. Returning home, she sat down and wrote out the scene describing the death of Uncle Tom and was so inspired that she continued to write on scraps of grocer's brown paper after her own supply of writing paper gave out. She then wrote the book's earlier chapters. Serialized first in the National Era (1851--52), an important abolitionist journal with national circulation, Uncle Tom's Cabin was published in book form in March 1852. It was an immediate international bestseller; 10,000 copies were sold in less than a week, 300,000 within a year, and 3 million before the start of the Civil War. Family legend tells of President Abraham Lincoln (see Vol. 3) saying to Stowe when he met her in 1862: "So this is the little lady who made this big war?" Whether he did say it or not, we will never know, since Stowe left no written record of her interview with the president. But he would have been justified in saying it. Certainly, no other single book, apart from the Bible, has ever had any greater social impact on the United States, and for many years its enormous historical interest prevented many from seeing the book's genuine, if not always consistent, literary merit. The fame of the novel has also unfortunately overshadowed the fiction that Stowe wrote about her native New England: The Minister's Wooing (1859), Oldtown Folks (1869), Poganuc People (1878), and The Pearl of Orr's Island (1862), the novel that, according to Sarah Orne Jewett, began the local-color movement in New England. Here Stowe was writing about the world and its people closest and dearest to her, recording their customs, their legends, and their speech. As she said of one of these novels, "It is more to me than a story. It is my resume of the whole spirit and body of New England." (Bowker Author Biography) Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) remains one of the most influential writers in American history. Following the publication of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" she became an instant celebrity, speaking against slavery in the United States & Europe. (Publisher Provided) mostrar menos

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Créditos de la imagen: National Portrait Gallery

Obras de Harriet Beecher Stowe

La cabaña del tío Tom (1964) 16,467 copias
The Minister's Wooing (1859) 205 copias
The American Woman's Home (1869) 119 copias
Oldtown folks (1869) 44 copias
Pink and White Tyranny (1871) 42 copias
Woman in Sacred History (1873) 35 copias
Poganuc People (1998) 32 copias
My Wife and I (1875) 20 copias
Lady Byron Vindicated (1870) 19 copias
Queer Little Folks (2006) 16 copias
Agnes of Sorrento (2012) 13 copias
Oldtown Fireside Stories (1872) 10 copias
House and Home Papers (1869) 6 copias
He's Coming To-morrow (1901) 3 copias
La cabaña del tío Tom (1991) 3 copias
House and Home Papers (1865) 2 copias
La case de l'oncle Tom (1852) — Autor — 2 copias
Dred. 1 2 copias
The Christian Slave (2004) 2 copias
Uncle Tom's Cabin (2015) 2 copias
CABAÑA DEL TIO TOM, LA (2021) 1 copia
La capanna dello zio Tom (1853) 1 copia
La cabaña del tio Tom (1956) 1 copia
Une poignée de contes (2013) 1 copia
La Cabaña del Tío Tom (2005) 1 copia
Onkel Tom 1 copia
Dred. 2 1 copia
Stowe Novels 1 copia
Nelly's Heroics (1883) 1 copia
Hum, the Son of Buz (2014) 1 copia
De slavernij 1 copia
La Cabaña de Tio Tom (2020) 1 copia
Betty's Bright Idea (2019) 1 copia
Tamas batya kunyhoja (1993) 1 copia
Dred Scott 1 copia
My Wife And I 1 copia
LITTLE FOXES (1878) 1 copia

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Conocimiento común

Nombre legal
Beecher, Harriet Elizabeth
Otros nombres
Crowfield, Christopher
Fecha de nacimiento
Fecha de fallecimiento
Lugar de sepultura
Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, USA
Lugar de nacimiento
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
Lugar de fallecimiento
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Causa de fallecimiento
Modern researchers now speculate that at the end of her life she was suffering from Alzheimer's disease
Lugares de residencia
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Hartford Female Seminary, Connecticut, USA
short story writer
Beecher, Lyman (father)
Beecher, Henry Ward (brother)
Beecher, Charles (brother)
Beecher, Edward (brother)
Hooker, Isabella Beecher (sister)
Beecher, Catharine Esther (sister) (mostrar todos 9)
Perkins, Frederic B. (nephew)
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (grand-niece)
Stowe, Charles Edward (son)
Premios y honores
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans (1910)
Biografía breve
Harriet Beecher of the remarkable Beecher clan attended the school for girls run by her sister Catharine. In 1836, she married Calvin Ellis Stowe, a professor of Biblical literature. To help support her growing family (she had 7 children), Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote short stories and ran a small school in her home. She was catapulted to fame and helped turn millions of people away from slavery with the publication of her instant bestseller Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1851. Upon meeting her in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln is alleged to have said, "So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!"

Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist and author. She came from the Beecher family, a famous religious family, and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), which depicts the harsh conditions for enslaved African Americans. The book reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in the United States and Great Britain, energizing anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South. Stowe wrote 30 books, including novels, three travel memoirs, and collections of articles and letters. She was influential for both her writings and her public stances and debates on social issues of the day.



Oldtown Folks group read en 75 Books Challenge for 2011 (mayo 2011)


gutierrezmonge | Oct 18, 2022 |
Abraham Lincoln definió a la autora de La cabaña del tío Tom como la mujer que ganó la guerra. En efecto, ella escribió su obra para denunciar el drama de la esclavitud, en un momento en que la ley obligaba a denunciar a los esclavos fugitivos. Y su libro llegó a ser uno de los más leídos, no sólo en Norteamérica, sino en todo el mundo, y no sólo en ese entonces, sino también en la actualidad.El relato de la vida del negro Tom, quien entre buenos y malos amos, conserva hasta el fin su bondad y su fe, es el que se entrega en esta versión abreviada.… (más)
Natt90 | 186 reseñas más. | Jul 5, 2022 |
Supongo que hay muchas formas de afrontar esta obra tan famosa, pero a mí me vienen a la cabeza dos. La primera es fijarme en los temas que se tratan. Es obvio que los principales son la esclavitud y la religión, pero la editora nos muestra que, entre líneas, se pueden ver otros, en especial el racismo y la situación de las mujeres. Bueno, a decir verdad yo este último no lo he visto tan claro, pese a todo el empeño de la editora. Parece que tiene que ver más con la vida y circunstancias personales de la autora que con el propio texto. Es cierto que las mujeres tienden a ser las buenas y los hombres son o malos o indolentes, pero eso es una especie de tópico occidental contemporáneo, no una característica de la autora. En cuanto al racismo, me quedo con la idea de que ser abolicionista y ser racista son cosas perfectamente compatibles, algo que los europeos tendemos a olvidar con demasiada frecuencia. Los temas principales, por su parte, son palmarios a las primeras páginas de lectura: rechazo de la esclavitud en todas sus formas (incluyendo las más sibilinas) y fe indestructible en el poder del cristianismo metodista para salvar al país.

La segunda forma de afrontar esta novela es tratándola como una novela. Pues bien, aquí la cosa hace aguas, en mi opinión. La trama es errática y parece destinada meramente a sostener a los tipos protagonistas. Pero estos, por su parte, son planos y estereotipados hasta la burla. En el sermón final la autora segura que a la mayoría los ha conocido personalmente. No me cabe duda, pero tampoco de que, al pasarlos al papel, ha prescindido de todo tipo de matices o de contraluces. Los malos son solo malos, los torpes solo torpes, y los buenos son angelicales. La editora llama la atención en el contraste incluso entre los escenarios, en especial las cocinas (la cocina cuáquera, modélica, y la cocina esclavista, caótica), relacionándolos con el universo femenino. Por cierto, que también dice que el personaje de Tom, mártir absoluto, es un personaje "femenino", lo que no deja de ser un prejuicio como otro cualquiera: solo las mujeres pueden ser abnegadas y firmes en sus convicciones; cuando aparece un hombre así, es porque en realidad tiene espíritu femenino. Vaya por Dios.

En fin, una novela muy comercial, muy difundida, y que tiene más valor por sus temas que por su literatura.
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caflores | 186 reseñas más. | Sep 3, 2017 |



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