Archives: David S. Reynolds

The greatest American novel

June 27, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism.

Suffice it to say that Uncle Tom’s Cabin took over the American mind (and many minds beyond America’s shores), and the novel has held its grip on a portion of that mind ever since. Immediately after its publication, the debate about slavery — and ultimately the debate about America — was never the same.

Tags: , , , ,