The Resource Dred: : a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, (ebook)

Dred: : a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, (ebook)

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Dred: : a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp
Title
Dred:
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a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp
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eng
Summary
Harriet Beecher Stowe's second antislavery novel was written partly in response to the criticisms of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) by both white Southerners and black abolitionists. In Dred (1856), Stowe attempts to explore the issue of slavery from an African American perspective.Through the compelling stories of Nina Gordon, the mistress of a slave plantation, and Dred, a black revolutionary, Stowe brings to life conflicting beliefs about race, the institution of slavery, and the possibilities of violent resistance. Probing the political and spiritual goals that fuel Dred's rebellion, Stowe creates a figure far different from the acquiescent Christian martyr Uncle Tom. In his introduction to the classic novel, Robert S. Levine outlines the antislavery debates in which Stowe had become deeply involved before and during her writing of Dred. Levine shows that in addition to its significance in literary history, the novel remains relevant to present-day discussions of cross-racial perspectives
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Midwest
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1811-1896
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Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Dewey number
813.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1953-
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  • Levine, Robert S.
  • hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Dismal Swamp (N.C. and Va.)
  • Slave insurrections
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African Americans
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adult
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Dred: : a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807877296
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719278
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remote
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11719278
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MWT11719278
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dred: : a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807877296
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719278
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719278
System control number
MWT11719278
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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