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Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Published by Reprint Services Corporation (first published January 11th 2005)
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The author of "Uncle Tom’s Cabin" writes what she calls a “vindication” of Lady Byron, Lord Byron’s wife, after an appearance by the poet Byron and what she calls “popular attack on the character of Lady Byron. He did this in the first canto of “Don Juan” portraying his wife as Dona Inez and himself as Don Jose. Further on in the same poem she is described in the character of Aurora Raby.

Stowe describes the strange circumstances of Byron and his bride Miss Milbanke’s engagement and wedding, his
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Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe was an American author and abolitionist, whose novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) attacked the cruelty of slavery; it reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential, even in Britain. It made the political issues of the 1850s regarding slavery tangible to millions, energizing anti-slavery forces in the American North. It angered and embittered the South. Th ...more

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