Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher STOWE (FULL Audiobook)
29 июля 2015

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher STOWE (FULL Audiobook)

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher STOWE (FULL Audiobook)
Uncle Tom's Cabin - audiobook Harriet Beecher STOWE (1811 - 1896) Among the most “banned” books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery. In fact, when he met Harriet Beecher Stowe, President Lincoln is said to have commented, “So you’re the little lady whose book started the Civil War.” First published on March 20, 1852, the story focuses on the tale of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave, the central character around whose life the other characters—both fellow slaves and slave owners—revolve. The novel depicts the harsh reality of slavery while also showing that Christian love and faith can overcome even something as evil as enslavement of fellow human beings. (summary by Wikipedia and John Greenman) Note From the Reader: The listener is about to enter a world rich with diverse characters. In order to differentiate between the characters, the reader has given each, his/her own voice. As an adult male reader, however, the reader's representation of women and children will, necessarily be less than adequate. He asks for your indulgence. Genre(s): Historical Fiction Language: English (FULL Audiobook)
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#1 написал: godiva7721 (31 июля 2015 10:01)
Thanks for the upload of this audiobook..though I must take exception with the summary by Wiki that: "The novel depicts the harsh reality of slavery while also showing that Christian love and faith can overcome even something as evil as enslavement of fellow human beings". (summary by Wikipedia and John Greenman) Among other things,it was Christian dogma that was used to justify and condone the horror that was slavery in the U.S. Regardless, this is an important book that puts a human face on the evil that is slavery.?
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