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Author: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Pseudonyms:Crowfield, Christopher - Crawford, Christopher
Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1811
Year of death:1896
About her personal situation:Standardizingsvdjan14 Origin • Place of birth : Not yet checked • Place(s) of residence: Not yet checked • Place of death: Not yet checked National identity • Nationality : Not yet checked • First language(s) : English Marital status : - Not yet checked Number of children : Not yet checked Social class : - Not yet checked Education: - Not yet checked Religion - Not yet checked

Countries:United States
Relations to other authors: Aunt of Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

About her professional situation:Standardizingsvdjan14 Authorial attribution: - Not yet checked Profession(s) and other activities : - Fiction writer Language(s) in which she wrote : - English Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Not yet checked Financial aspects of her career: - Not yet checked Memberships: - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Beauvoir, Deuxième sexe, 1949 (ed.Folio 1976, p. 214, 225) - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Stowe''s life and literary career are in many ways both paradigm and pinnacle of 19th-century US women writers". - van den Berg/Couttenier 2009, 494, 675 - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 841. - De Vries, Een stad vol lezers, 2011 - Vaessens, Geschiedenis van de moderne Nederlandse literatuur, 2013, p. 189, 205, 214, 223
Websites: A Celebration of Women Writers
Domestic Goddess
Bio via Celebration of WW
Wikipedia on her

Editors: Johanneke Straasheijm (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 11 September 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 February 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 29 January 2014)
Saskia Meijer (update on 12 March 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 *De theeroos (The tea rose) (1850)
E 2 *Harriet Beecher-Stowe, the author ()
E 3 A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin (1853)
E 4 Agnes of Sorrento, a tale (1862)
E 5 Dred; a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (1856)
E 6 Earthly care, a heavenly discipline (1853)
E 7 Footsteps of the Master (1877)
E 8 Four ways of observing the sabbath ()
E 9 House and Home Papers (1865)
E 10 Let every man mind his own business (1839)
E 11 Little foxes; or, The little failings that mar domestic happiness. (1866)
E 12 My Wife and I: or, Harry Henderson's History (1871)
E 13 Myddleton Pomfret (1868)
E 14 Oldtown Folks (1869)
E 15 Pink and White Tyranny (1871)
E 16 Poganuc People (1878)
E 17 Sunny memories of foreign lands (1854)
E 18 The Chimney-corner (1868)
E 19 The Mayflower; or Sketches of Scenes and Characters Among the Descendants of the Pilgrims (1843)
E 20 The Minister's Wooing (1859)
E 21 The Pearl of Orr's Island (1862)
E 22 Uncle Sam's Emancipation (1853)
E 23 Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly (1852)
E 24 We and our neighbors; or, The records of an unfashionable street (1875)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Elizabeth, Charlotte   -   Personal Recollections