The Afterlife of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

  • David Greven

Abstract

Uncle Tom’s Cabin daringly tackles two taboo subjects: the black male body and white women’s sexual desire. In this chapter, I compare other treatments of these taboo subjects to Stowe’s.

Keywords

Burning Beach Smoke Jurassic Ghost 

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Notes

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