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Uncle Tom mania

slavery, minstrelsy, and transatlantic culture in the 1850s

by Sarah Meer

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Appreciation -- Great Britain.,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Appreciation -- United States.,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Parodies, imitations, etc.,
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Influence.,
  • Didactic fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Uncle Tom (Fictitious character),
  • African Americans in literature.,
  • Fugitive slaves in literature.,
  • Minstrel shows -- History.,
  • Slavery in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-319) and index.

    StatementSarah Meer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2954.U6 M44 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 332 p. :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3396279M
    ISBN 100820327360, 0820327379
    LC Control Number2005008505

    No play in the history of the American Stage has been as ubiquitous and as widely viewed as Uncle Tom's Cabin. This book traces the major dramatizations of Stowe's classic from its inception in through modern versions on film. Frick introduce the reader to the artists who created the playsBrand: Palgrave Macmillan US. Sarah Meer is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of Selwyn College. She is the author of Uncle Tom Mania: Slavery, Minstrelsy, and Transatlantic Culture in the s, as well as articles, among other things, Author: Sarah Meer.

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin in the National Era The first installment of Uncle Tom's Cabin appeared on June 5, in the anti-slavery newspaper, The National Era. Stowe enlisted friends and family to send her information and scoured freedom narratives and anti-slavery newspapers for first hand accounts as she composed her story. The first installment of Uncle Tom's Cabin appeared on June 5, in the anti-slavery newspaper, The National Era. Stowe enlisted friends and family to send her information and scoured freedom narratives and anti-slavery newspapers for first hand accounts as .

    The character of Uncle Tom experiences the benevolent paternalism and cruel exploitation of chattel slavery, and eventually dies at the hands of a malicious master. What does it mean for a twenty-first century presidential candidate, who became the 44th President of the United States, to be described in such terms? The rhetorical implications of this epithet demonstrate how . Early life. Calvin H. Wiley was born on February 3, in Guilford County, North graduated from the University of North Carolina in and was admitted to the bar in Career. After serving two years in the North Carolina legislature he became superintendent of common schools on Jan. 1, , and served in that office until the end of the Civil War in .


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In this impeccably researched, absorbing book, Sarah Meer impressively turns her critical lens on the waves made by Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin as it crossed the Atlantic [End Page 96] Ocean.

She examines the many manifestations of "Tom-mania," the term coined by a London newspaper to describe what Meer calls "the extraordinary public interest Stowe's book.

Uncle Tom 's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Words | 6 Pages. Uncle Tom’s cabin Uncle Tom 's Cabin from the author Harriet Beecher Stowe, was first published in was a book that tackled the repulsive acts of slavery. In this paper I will discuss my overview and opinion on this book.

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Uncle Tom's Cabin is likely the most influential novel ever written by an American. In a fitting tribute to the two hundredth anniversary of Harriet Beecher Stowe's birth, Bancroft Prize-winning historian David S. Reynolds reveals her book's impact not only on the abolitionist movement and the American Civil War but also on worldwide events, including the end of serfdom in/5.

'Uncle Tom Mania' looks at the novel 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' and the songs, plays, sketches, translations and imitations it inspired. In particular it shows how the theatrical mode of blackface minstrelsy, the slavery question, and America's emerging cultural identity affected how the novel was read & discussed.

The effects of the book so far have been, I think, these: 1 st. to soften and moderate the bitterness of feeling in extreme abolitionists. 2 nd. to convert to abolitionist views many whom the same bitterness had repelled. 3 rd. to inspire the free colored people with self-respect, hope, and confidence.

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Athens: University of Georgia Press, Sundquist, Eric J. New Essays on Uncle Tom’s Cabin. New York: Cambridge University Press, Titled after "Tom-Mania, " the name a British newspaper gave to the international sensation attending the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, this study looks anew at the novel and the songs, plays, sketches, translations, and imitations it inspired.

In particular, Sarah Meer shows how the theatrical mode of blackface minstrelsy, the slavery question. Her book Uncle Tom Mania was a finalist for the George Freedley Memorial Award and was widely reviewed, including in Victorian Studies, New England Quarterly, Legacy, American Literature, Journal of American Culture, Journal of Southern History, Journal of African American History, American Literary Scholarship, Civil War Book Review, Slavery.

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Minstrelsy, Melodrama, and Reform Drama: Uncle Tom Plays in New York 5. Uncle Tom in London: British Dramatizations 6. Tom Mania in Britain: The Stafford House Address and "Real Uncle Toms" 7. Foreign Manners and Memories: Tom Mania and Transatlantic Literature 8.

Answering the "Answers": Tom Mania and Stowe's Dred Epilogue. Sarah Meer is the author of Uncle Tom Mania ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review, published ), American Claimants ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 revi /5.

CREDITS All pictures from Google Images. Songs Wade in the Water ?v=vg_8L96E3eU Uploaded on. The book started a craze known as "Tom-mania", and the craze reached Britain. Here is where the explanation gets weighty, so try and hang in there.

Britain, who collected the majority of its cotton from the South, and had (i believe, look it up the be sure) 1/5 of the population employed in a plant where cotton was used.

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In her book Uncle Tom Mania, Sarah Meer [End Page ] describes how British and American plays, novels, and minstrel shows “rewrote” Stowe’s text in new forms and incorporated it into the discussions of race throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (3).

Just as these more traditional narrative forms rewrote the text, “Uncle Author: Mark Kelley.No play in the history of the American stage has been as ubiquitous and as widely viewed as Uncle Tom's Cabin.

This book traces the major dramatizations of Stowe's classic from its inception in through modern versions on film. Frick introduces the reader to the artists who created the plays.Similar Items.

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