Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Born: June 14, 1811

Died: July 1, 1896

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author

Biography: Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin 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.

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Source/Notes: Delphi Complete Works of Harriet Beecher Stowe (Illustrated): (2014 edition), Delphi Classics

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Source/Notes: The Pearl of Orr's Island : A Story of the Coast of Maine (1862).