Definition of Harriet Beecher Stowe
1. Noun. United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896).
Generic synonyms: Abolitionist, Emancipationist, Author, Writer
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1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"... Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) BY GEORGE S. MERRIAM Harriet Beecher Stowe shared the general conditions of inheritance and nurture which bred the ..."
2. The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom by Wilbur Henry Siebert (1898)
"The observations and experience that made possible for Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe the writing of this remarkable book were gained by her while living at ..."
3. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"TRIBUTE TO Harriet Beecher Stowe [Address of Henry Ward Beecher * at the festival given by Messrs. Houghton, Mifflin & Company at Newtonville, Mass., ..."
4. A History of American Literature by Percy Holmes Boynton (1919)
"CHAPTER XX Harriet Beecher Stowe AND HERMAN MELVILLE The name of Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) is not so well known as the title of her most famous ..."