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The Life Of Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Published on July 18, 2008

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A summary of the life and works of Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Born June 14, 1811 as Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Came from a large family One of eleven children Mother passed at early age Harriet was only 5 Father was a influential minister

Born June 14, 1811 as Harriet Elisabeth Beecher

Came from a large family

One of eleven children

Mother passed at early age

Harriet was only 5

Father was a influential minister

Stowe was a student at Hartford Female Seminary Later, she also became a teacher at the school The school was started by Harriet’s sister, Catherine Under the guidance of her sister, Harriet was able to acquire her writing skills while at the school

Stowe was a student at Hartford Female Seminary

Later, she also became a teacher at the school

The school was started by Harriet’s sister, Catherine

Under the guidance of her sister, Harriet was able to acquire her writing skills while at the school

Harriet met and married Calvin E. Stowe, a professor from Lane Theological Seminary Together, Harriet and Calvin had seven children Calvin, a scholarly writer, supported Harriet’s life a writer and wrote to her: “ my dear, you must be a literary woman. It is so written in the book of fate… Make all your calculations accordingly.”

Harriet met and married Calvin E. Stowe, a professor from Lane Theological Seminary

Together, Harriet and Calvin had seven children

Calvin, a scholarly writer, supported Harriet’s life a writer and wrote to her:

“ my dear, you must be a literary woman. It is so written in the book of fate… Make all your calculations accordingly.”

TWINS! Born 1836 Eliza and Harriet Lived with Calvin and Harriet Neither twin ever married Became proficient and dependable women Supervised the home Participated in social an cultural life of Hartford Influence on Harriet’s writing: Young women of the books My Wife and I and We and Our Neighbors

TWINS! Born 1836

Eliza and Harriet

Lived with Calvin and Harriet

Neither twin ever married

Became proficient and dependable women

Supervised the home

Participated in social an cultural life of Hartford

Influence on Harriet’s writing:

Young women of the books My Wife and I and We and Our Neighbors

The first boy Henry Ellis – born 1838 Died in 1857 in a drowning accident while swimming in the Connecticut River Influence on Harriet’s writing: HBS writes about how a mother would react to a son’s death in The Minister’s Wooing Child No. 3 Frederick William – born 1840 Suffered from alcoholism Fought in the Civil War Wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg Went to California in 1870 Influence on Harriet’s writing: Character in We and Our Neighbors and My Wife and I

The first boy

Henry Ellis – born 1838

Died in 1857 in a drowning accident while swimming in the Connecticut River

Influence on Harriet’s writing:

HBS writes about how a mother would react to a son’s death in The Minister’s Wooing

Child No. 3

Frederick William – born 1840

Suffered from alcoholism

Fought in the Civil War

Wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg

Went to California in 1870

Influence on Harriet’s writing:

Character in We and Our Neighbors and My Wife and I

The talent Georgian May – born 1843 Nickname – “Georgie” Became addicted to morphine Influence on Harriet’s writing: Character in Uncle Tom’s Cabin Young Death Samuel Charles – born 1848 Died 1849 of cholera epidemic Influence on Harriet’s writing: Led to description of slave mothers in Uncle Tom’s Cabin

The talent

Georgian May – born 1843

Nickname – “Georgie”

Became addicted to morphine

Influence on Harriet’s writing:

Character in Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Young Death

Samuel Charles – born 1848

Died 1849 of cholera epidemic

Influence on Harriet’s writing:

Led to description of slave mothers in Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Number 7 Charles Edward – born 1850 Called “Charley” Ordained as a minister in 1878 Influence on Harriet’s writing: Our Charley based on his childhood

Number 7

Charles Edward – born 1850

Called “Charley”

Ordained as a minister in 1878

Influence on Harriet’s writing:

Our Charley based on his childhood

The Mayflower (1843) Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin (1853) Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (1856) The Minister's Wooing (1859) The Pearl of Orr's Island (1862) Byron painted by his compeers; or, All about Lord Byron, from his marriage to his death, as given in the various newspapers of his day, shewing wherein the American novelist gives a truthful account, and wherein she draws on her own morbid imagination (1869) Oldtown Folks (1869) The New Housekeeper's Manual with Catherine E. Beecher (1873)

The Mayflower (1843)

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)

A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin (1853)

Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp (1856)

The Minister's Wooing (1859)

The Pearl of Orr's Island (1862)

Byron painted by his compeers; or, All about Lord Byron, from his marriage to his death, as given in the various newspapers of his day, shewing wherein the American novelist gives a truthful account, and wherein she draws on her own morbid imagination (1869)

Oldtown Folks (1869)

The New Housekeeper's Manual with Catherine E. Beecher (1873)

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