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With its gripping plot and pungent dialogue, Uncle Toms Cabin offers readers today a passionate portrait of a nation on the verge of disunion and a surprisingly subtle examination of the relationship between race and nationalism that has always been at the heart of the American experience. This Broadview edition is based upon the first American edition of the novel and reprints its original illustrations and preface. In addition, it reprints all of the prefaces that Stowe wrote for authorized European editions of Uncle Toms Cabin, offers a wide array of appendices that clarify the novels participation in antebellum debates about domesticity, colonization, abolitionism, and the law, and includes sections on dramatic adaptations of the novel.
Christopher G. Diller is Associate Professor of English, Rhetoric, and Writing, Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia.